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Southwest Airlines Is Relaunching More Aruba Flights

 Southwest Airlines is relaunching one of its most popular flights to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In June 2022, the carrier will resume nonstop flights between Orlando and Aruba.  The route, which officially resumes June …

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Southwest Airlines Is Planning Another Cancun Expansion

 Southwest Airlines is adding more flights to one of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations: Cancun, Mexico.  The low-cost carrier is slated to ramp up its service from San Antonio to Cancun beginning June 5, according to a statement from the company.  …

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Southwest Airlines Is Relaunching Another Cuba Route

 Southwest Airlines is relaunching what was its most prominent route to Cuba in February, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier will be resuming daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Havana on Feb. 17, 2022.  That complements existing daily …

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 American travelers are helping to fuel the tourism rebound in Jamaica, officials said this week.  That increased demand is leading to an expansion in airlift to the Caribbean island.  That includes American Airlines, which will be up-gauging its aircraft on …

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 Southwest Airlines is relaunching a pair of routes to Nassau in the Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is planning to resume two routes to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling Airport in October.  That includes the relaunch of daily flights …

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 Southwest Airlines has announced its next chief executive officer. The company’s current CEO, Gary Kelly, has announced plans to relinquish his title as CEO in early 2022. When that happens, current Executive Vice President of Corporate Services Bob Jordan will …

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 Southwest Airlines is adding two new routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In November, the carrier will be kicking off new routes from both St Louis and Buffalo-Niagara airports, with service set to begin …

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 Southwest Airlines is set to resume more of its flight service to Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On March 11, the low-cost carrier will be resuming its daily nonstop service between Houston Hobby and the island of Cozumel on the …

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 The Mexican Caribbean has seen some of the strongest travel demand of any regional destination amid the pandemic, leading to a surge in both route resumptions and new routes.  The latter now includes another launch, with Southwest Airlines’ announcement that …

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 Southwest Airlines is planning to relaunch two daily routes to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. The low-cost carrier will be relaunching daily flights from both Houston Hobby and Chicago Midway to Montego …

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 Southwest Airlines is relaunching more flights to Mexico in March, Caribbean Journal has learned. On March 11, 2021, the carrier will be reinstating service from Orange County-Santa Ana to both Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific coast of …

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 Southwest Airlines has kicked off its newest international route, with new service from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  The move marks the reestablishment of the carrier’s service to Puerto Vallarta, with daily nonstop flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.  …

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 Southwest Airlines will continue blocking middle seats through at least Nov. 30, the carrier said.  The move mirrors those by other carriers like Delta in what the company said was to support “the well-being and comfort of its customers and …

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 The Bahamas is open for tourism, and major air carriers have officially returned to the destination.  Southwest Airlines kicked off the return with the resumption of daily flights from Baltimore to Nassau on July 1.  On July 2, New York …

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 The Bahamas is officially open for tourism.  The 700-island destination reopened its borders for international tourism on July 1, part of a phased reopening that began with a reopening for boaters and private aviation on June 15.  Most crucially, incoming …

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 Some of Jamaica’s most prominent resorts reopened today as the country reopened its borders for international travel, and more hotel reopenings are on the near horizon along with steady increases in flights from the U.S. to Jamaica. Crucially, Jamaica will …

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 In a major move for the Caribbean tourism sector at large, the island of Jamaica is reopening its borders for travelers beginning June 15. Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett announced the decision in a letter from the Ministry of Tourism …

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 Southwest Airlines is planning to relaunch a number of routes as the Caribbean begins opening up once again for tourism, the carrier said.  While the launches are dependent on each individual destination’s reopening plans, Southwest Airlines said it would be …