Southwest extends schedule through September 2018

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has extended its bookable flight schedule through Oct. 1, 2018, adding several new nonstop routes to its schedule, the company said.

The new routes reflect demand by the carrier´s Customers to further connect key markets.

Ahead of an event for thousands of Southwest® Employees in Nashville, airline Leaders announced that the carrier will be adding five departures a day Monday through Friday for nonstop travel between Nashville and Atlanta beginning Aug. 7, 2018. The route will be offered three times a day on Saturdays and Sundays.

The carrier continues to expect its 2018 available seat miles to grow in the low five percent range, year-over-year. To book a seat on these or any flight, visit

In its 47th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with service delivered by more than 56,000 employees to a customer base topping 120 million passengers annually, in recent years.