Southwest Airlines Expands Service to Nation’s Capital with New Nonstop Routes 

By The Chicago Times Business Staff

May 20, 2023

DALLAS –  Southwest Airlines Co announced more nonstop service to the nation’s capital in an expansion of summer travel options by bringing two additional nonstop routes to Reagan National Airport.

From Jul 11 through Sep 4, 2023, Southwest will offer additional nonstop service between Memphis (TN) and Washington, D.C. with one-round trip per day and Albany (NY) and Washington, D.C. with one round-trip per day.

“The additional slots that became available for this upcoming summer will allow Southwest to bring the benefits of competition, convenience, and our best-in-class service by linking more cities nonstop with Washington, D.C.,” said Andrew Watterson, Chief Operating Officer at Southwest Airlines. “With our all-Boeing 737 fleet, Customers enjoy large-jet service on every flight, whether they’re traveling from Washington, D.C., to Albany and Memphis or throughout our expansive network of more than 120 destinations.”