Southwest Airlines Company (nyse: LUV) announced this week that it will offer three daily flights from Jacksonville to Ft. Lauderdale starting in April 2018.
The added route between two Florida cities stood out from the rest of Southwest’s new routes, which all focused on California. Southwest’s only other non-stop, daily routes added to a Florida city were routes from San Jose and Sacramento to Orlando.
“We’re excited about Southwest’s announcement because as they continue to grow in Fort Lauderdale, it means Northeast Florida travelers will have one easy connection point to destinations in Central America and the Caribbean,” Greg Willis, marketing program manager for the Jacksonville Aviation Authority, said by email.
Willis said the new flights will add approximately 2,000 weekly seats to the airport’s flights, a 25 percent increase from their current service levels. The flights will add to the three daily flights to Fort Lauderdale currently offered by JetBlue…Fuente: https://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2017/09/04/southwest-adding-flights-from-jacksonville-airport.html