Southwest Airlines Announces Flight Plans for Steamboat Springs

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Southwest Airlines 737 MAX 8
Southwest Airlines 737 MAX 8 Photo: Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines extended its flight schedule from early January 2020 through April 11, 2021, adding new flights to Dallas-based carrier’s second Colorado destination with nonstop service to Steamboat Springs, Colorado through Hayden-Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN) beginning December 19, 2020.

The seasonal service will operate December 19, 2020 through April 5, 2021 with three-times daily flights between Denver and Steamboat Springs and once a day on Saturdays and Sundays between Dallas and Steamboat Springs.

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Steamboat Springs will be the carrier’s 90th airport served within the United States and 104th destination across 11 countries in North America. Photo: CarTick at English Wikipedia / CC BY-SA

Southwest Airlines’ Steamboat Springs Flight Plan

  • Nonstop between Denver and Steamboat Springs (operates three-times daily)
  • Nonstop between Dallas and Steamboat Springs (operates on Saturdays & Sundays)

“This year, Customers are looking to experience more of the nation’s great outdoors. By linking both Denver and Dallas nonstop to Steamboat Springs, Customers across a majority of our network will be able to reach the Rocky Mountains,” said Andrew Watterson, Southwest Airlines Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer.

“As we look toward the winter months, we know our hassle-free and pro-Customer policies like skis fly free1, bags fly free and no change fees will give travelers extra peace of mind when booking their much-needed winter getaways.”

“Having Southwest pick Steamboat as their first winter seasonal, mountain airport is a game changer. Southwest Airlines’ popularity, connectivity, and low-cost fares equals more access for skiers and snowboarders to the Champagne Powder snow of Steamboat,” said Rob Perlman, president and COO of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation.

“As a brand, Southwest and Steamboat Ski Resort are a perfect fit. We both emphasize a genuine friendliness that makes visitors from all over feel welcome. We are incredibly excited to partner with Southwest on these daily flights and to welcome Southwest flyers to Steamboat this winter.”

Southwest Airlines 737 MAX 8
Southwest Airlines 737 MAX 8 Photo: Southwest Airlines

The airline continues to plan for multiple scenarios for its fleet and capacity given the uncertainty caused by the pandemic. As such, the airline’s actual flown capacity may differ materially from currently published schedules.

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