Saturday, January 12, 2008

Southwest announces changes to Bay Area departures

Citing concerns of slowing economic growth, Southwest Airlines announced several route changes from airports around the SF Bay and nationwide. In all, the airline will trim a net 17 flights, while it focuses on higher yielding routes. The changes go into effect May 10th.

Oakland - San Diego, Las Vegas, Ontario, Los Angeles, Burbank; 2 daily flights being axed on each route.
San Jose - Los Angeles and Ontario will loose a daily flight each.
Sacramento - Burbank, Los Angeles, Ontario, San Diego; loosing 1 flight each.

Oakland - Austin service will be inaugurated with 1 daily non-stop.
San Francisco - San Diego; 2 extra daily flights to be added, for a total of 10.
San Jose- Denver; New 3 X daily non-stop service will begin