Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Southwest announces Newark schedule

Travelers from central and north Jersey who have been coming to PHL to find low-priced air fares on Southwest or airlines that match them now can go north to Newark for some of the same flights. Southwest said it will fly nonstop between EWR and Chicago, Houston and Phoenix, three heavy business and leisure routes to other airlines' hubs, as well as to BWI, when it starts flights in March.

Southwest announces Newark schedule

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Travelers from central and north Jersey who have been coming to PHL to find low-priced air fares on Southwest or airlines that match them now can go north to Newark for some of the same flights. Southwest said it will fly nonstop between EWR and Chicago, Houston and Phoenix, three heavy business and leisure routes to other airlines' hubs,  as well as to BWI, when it starts flights in March.

Southwest also says it's placed its expected order with Boeing for 737-800s, with more seats, more flight attendants and longer range than an jets it has now, so it can fly to Hawaii or other long-haul, over-the-water destinations.

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