Ontario International Airport reports Southwest plans return to full schedule by year's end

Ontario International Airport (ONT) has announced Southwest Airlines said it intends to return to its full flight schedule by the end of the year with plans to initiate new, nonstop service between the Inland Empire and Houston´s William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) on Nov. 1, 2020, the company said.

Prior to the arrival of the global coronavirus pandemic, Southwest accounted for more than 50% of ONT´s commercial flights and carried more than 200,000 passengers in a typical month.

During the downturn in air travel since March, Thorpe noted that ONT has enhanced protocols to keep terminals clean and germ-free. High-touch surfaces are frequently cleaned with highly effective disinfectant. Security screening trays treated with powerful antimicrobial technology are used in both passenger terminals and additional hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the facility.

Ontario International Airport (ONT), located in the Inland Empire, ONT is approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California, is a full-service airport which, before the coronavirus pandemic,