LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2012) – Today, Southwest Airlines launched new daily, nonstop service between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Denver International Airport (DEN). The new flight (on a 143-seat Boeing 737 aircraft) provides convenient access to one of the region’s top destinations and easy connections to dozens of cities in the Southwest network.
“Increasing choices and access between major markets in the western U.S. has been a primary air-service goal of ours. We are pleased that Southwest has chosen to add this new service and applaud their efforts to make travel from Louisville more convenient and affordable,” noted Skip Miller, executive cirector of the Louisville Regional Airport Authority.
“We’re pleased to offer service to our Customers on this route with nonstop options as Southwest Airlines prepares to celebrate twenty years of serving Louisville Metro and growing air service here,” said Myles Hanna, Southwest Airlines Louisville Station Manager. “In fact, passenger boardings for this airport increased more than 97 percent in the first eight years of Southwest Airlines service in Louisville.”
With this announcement, Southwest Airlines offers 17 daily nonstop flights to nine destinations including Baltimore, Chicago/Midway, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix, St. Louis, Tampa and service to Atlanta, which began on August 12, 2012. For more information about Southwest Airlines at Louisville International Airport (SDF), visit swamedia.com.