part of a shift in its schedule to service high-demand routes,
Southwest is adding six more routes out of Denver May 10 with new
service to Los Angeles; Philadelphia; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; San
Antonio; San Jose, Calif.; and St. Louis.
According to CEO
Gary Kelly, the additions are part of a Southwest shift in its
schedule because of its concerns about slowing economic growth, and
the subsequent need to better build its schedule around flights
that are in high demand.
All told, Southwest
is eliminating 57 existing daily roundtrip flights as of May 10 and
adding 40 elsewhere, including 15 in the Denver market for those
Southwest also is
adding new service from Austin, Texas, to Fort Lauderdale and
Oakland, Calif.; from Fort Lauderdale to Manchester, N.H.; from Las
Vegas to Jacksonville, Fla.; and from Nashville to Norfolk,
The changes also
include some shifts for seasonal changes in demand, such as a fifth
additional daily flight from Seattle to Chicago (Midway) and one
less daily flight from Baltimore/Washington to West Palm
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