Southwest Airlines expands service to Hawaiian Islands

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has announced that beginning in mid-January 2020, the carrier will add new service to, from and within Hawaii with new, daily service between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Honolulu, the company said.

In addition, new service nonstop between both of the carrier´s Hawaii gateways in the Bay Area, Oakland and San Jose, and both Kauai and the Island of Hawaii, will give Southwest Customers access to 18 flights transiting the Pacific each day between three California cities and four of the five airports Southwest will serve in the Aloha State.

With these additions, Southwest will operate a total 34 departures a day on inter-island routes, including newly available service between Honolulu and Lihue & Honolulu and Hilo, four times daily in each direction. It will offer service nonstop between Kahului and Kona once daily in each direction.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. operates more than 4,000 weekday departures among a network of 101 destinations in the United States and 10 additional countries.