Southwest Airlines Major Changes Early 2012

 Southwest Airlines has announced major changes to its network from early 2012 onwards. The new schedule sees integration of Air Tran services in some markets and frequency reductions in some others.





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 The new services are to

Effective 7th January 2012

One new daily nonstop roundtrip between Nashville and Fort Myers.
One new daily nonstop roundtrip between Denver and Providence.
One new daily nonstop roundtrip between Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Manchester.
One new daily nonstop roundtrip between Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Milwaukee.


Effective 12th February 2012
One new daily nonstop roundtrip between Long Island/Islip and Fort Myers.








Network changes as reported by Southwest Airlines media department 


Route Nov 2011   Jan Diff to Nov   Jan 2012   Feb Diff to Jan   Feb 2012


Albany to Baltimore/Washington 5 -1 4 1 5
Albany to Orlando 2 0 2 1 3
Albuquerque to Dallas Love 8 -1 7 1 8
Albuquerque to El Paso 2 -1 1 0 1
Albuquerque to Las Vegas 5 -1 4 1 5
Albuquerque to Los Angeles 4 -1 3 1 4
Albuquerque to Oakland 3 -1 2 0 2
Albuquerque to Portland 1 -1 0 1 1
Albuquerque to Seattle 2 -1 1 0 1
Amarillo to Dallas Love 5 1 6 0 6
Austin to Baltimore/Washington 2 0 2 1 3
Austin to Los Angeles 1 0 1 1 2
Austin to Lubbock 2 -1 1 1 2
Austin to San Jose 2 -1 1 1 2
Baltimore/Washington to Albany 5 -1 4 1 5
Baltimore/Washington to Austin 2 0 2 1 3
Baltimore/Washington to Birmingham 3 -1 2 1 3
Baltimore/Washington to Boston 6 4 10 -1 9
Baltimore/Washington to Buffalo 6 -1 5 0 5
Baltimore/Washington to Cleveland 4 -1 3 0 3
Baltimore/Washington to Columbus 5 -1 4 0 4
Baltimore/Washington to Denver 3 1 4 0 4
Baltimore/Washington to Ft. Lauderdale 3 1 4 1 5
Baltimore/Washington to Ft. Myers 2 0 2 1 3
Baltimore/Washington to Hartford 8 -2 6 1 7
Baltimore/Washington to Jacksonville 3 1 4 0 4
Baltimore/Washington to Kansas City 3 -1 2 0 2
Baltimore/Washington to Las Vegas 3 -1 2 1 3
Baltimore/Washington to Manchester 7 0 7 1 8
Baltimore/Washington to Milwaukee 3 -1 2 0 2
Baltimore/Washington to New Orleans 2 0 2 1 3
Baltimore/Washington to Orlando 5 4 9 -1 8
Baltimore/Washington to Providence 8 0 8 1 9
Baltimore/Washington to St. Louis 5 -1 4 0 4
Baltimore/Washington to Tampa Bay 5 0 5 1 6
Baltimore/Washington to West Palm Beach 3 1 4 1 5
Birmingham to Baltimore/Washington 3 -1 2 1 3
Birmingham to Louisville 1 -1 0 0 0
Boise to Reno 2 -2 0 0 0
Boise to Salt Lake City 2 -2 0 0 0
Boise to Seattle 2 -2 0 0 0
Boston to Baltimore/Washington 6 4 10 -1 9
Boston to Chicago Midway 5 -1 4 1 5
Boston to Denver 2 -1 1 1 2
Boston to Philadelphia 8 -2 6 -1 5
Buffalo to Baltimore/Washington 6 -1 5 0 5
Buffalo to Chicago Midway 4 -1 3 0 3
Buffalo to Las Vegas 1 0 1 1 2
Buffalo to Orlando 2 1 3 1 4
Burbank to Oakland 13 0 13 1 14
Chicago Midway to Boston 5 -1 4 1 5
Chicago Midway to Buffalo 4 -1 3 0 3
Chicago Midway to Denver 9 -1 8 1 9
Chicago Midway to Detroit 6 -1 5 0 5
Chicago Midway to Ft. Lauderdale 4 -1 3 0 3
Chicago Midway to Hartford 3 -1 2 0 2
Chicago Midway to Jackson 2 -1 1 0 1
Chicago Midway to Kansas City 10 -1 9 1 10
Chicago Midway to Las Vegas 8 -1 7 0 7
Chicago Midway to Long Island 3 -1 2 0 2
Chicago Midway to Los Angeles 6 -1 5 0 5
Chicago Midway to Manchester 4 -1 3 0 3
Chicago Midway to New Orleans 1 0 1 1 2
Chicago Midway to Norfolk 2 -1 1 1 2
Chicago Midway to Oakland 3 -1 2 1 3
Chicago Midway to Orlando 6 1 7 0 7
Chicago Midway to Phoenix 7 -2 5 2 7
Chicago Midway to Pittsburgh 6 -2 4 0 4
Chicago Midway to San Diego 4 -1 3 1 4
Chicago Midway to San Francisco 3 -1 2 0 2
Chicago Midway to Tampa Bay 4 0 4 1 5
Chicago Midway to Tucson 1 1 2 0 2
Chicago Midway to Washington Dulles 6 -1 5 1 6
Cleveland to Baltimore/Washington 4 -1 3 0 3
Columbus to Baltimore/Washington 5 -1 4 0 4
Columbus to Orlando 3 1 4 0 4
Columbus to Tampa Bay 2 -1 1 1 2
Dallas Love to Albuquerque 8 -1 7 1 8
Dallas Love to Amarillo 5 1 6 0 6
Dallas Love to Lubbock 5 1 6 0 6
Dallas Love to Midland/Odessa 5 1 6 0 6
Dallas Love to New Orleans 6 1 7 0 7
Denver to Baltimore/Washington 3 1 4 0 4
Denver to Boston 2 -1 1 1 2
Denver to Chicago Midway 9 -1 8 1 9
Denver to Indianapolis 3 -1 2 1 3
Denver to Las Vegas 8 0 8 1 9
Denver to Milwaukee 1 1 2 0 2
Denver to Nashville 3 0 3 1 4
Denver to Phoenix 8 1 9 0 9
Denver to Providence 0 1 1 0 1
Denver to Reno 1 0 1 1 2
Detroit to Chicago Midway 6 -1 5 0 5
El Paso to Albuquerque 2 -1 1 0 1
El Paso to Los Angeles 3 -1 2 1 3
El Paso to Phoenix 6 -1 5 1 6
El Paso to San Antonio 2 1 3 0 3
Ft. Lauderdale to Baltimore/Washington 3 1 4 1 5
Ft. Lauderdale to Chicago Midway 4 -1 3 0 3
Ft. Lauderdale to Long Island 2 0 2 1 3
Ft. Lauderdale to Manchester 0 1 1 0 1
Ft. Lauderdale to Milwaukee 0 1 1 0 1
Ft. Lauderdale to Orlando 4 0 4 1 5
Ft. Lauderdale to Providence 1 0 1 1 2
Ft. Myers to Baltimore/Washington 2 0 2 1 3
Ft. Myers to Long Island 0 0 0 1 1
Ft. Myers to Nashville 0 1 1 0 1
Harlingen to Houston Hobby 6 -1 5 0 5
Hartford to Baltimore/Washington 8 -2 6 1 7
Hartford to Chicago Midway 3 -1 2 0 2
Hartford to Las Vegas 1 -1 0 1 1
Houston Hobby to Harlingen 6 -1 5 0 5
Houston Hobby to New Orleans 10 0 10 -1 9
Houston Hobby to Oklahoma City 3 1 4 0 4
Houston Hobby to Orlando 4 0 4 1 5
Indianapolis to Denver 3 -1 2 1 3
Indianapolis to Orlando 1 3 4 -3 1
Indianapolis to Phoenix 1 1 2 0 2
Indianapolis to Tampa Bay 1 1 2 -1 1
Jackson to Chicago Midway 2 -1 1 0 1
Jacksonville to Baltimore/Washington 3 1 4 0 4
Jacksonville to Philadelphia 1 -1 0 0 0
Kansas City to Baltimore/Washington 3 -1 2 0 2
Kansas City to Chicago Midway 10 -1 9 1 10
Kansas City to Oakland 1 -1 0 1 1
Kansas City to Orlando 2 0 2 1 3
Kansas City to Seattle 1 -1 0 0 0
Kansas City to Tampa Bay 2 -1 1 1 2
Las Vegas to Albuquerque 5 -1 4 1 5
Las Vegas to Baltimore/Washington 3 -1 2 1 3
Las Vegas to Buffalo 1 0 1 1 2
Las Vegas to Chicago Midway 8 -1 7 0 7
Las Vegas to Denver 8 0 8 1 9
Las Vegas to Hartford 1 -1 0 1 1
Las Vegas to Manchester 1 -1 0 0 0
Las Vegas to Milwaukee 2 1 3 -1 2
Las Vegas to Nashville 3 -1 2 0 2
Las Vegas to New Orleans 2 -1 1 1 2
Las Vegas to Ontario 7 -1 6 0 6
Las Vegas to Portland 4 -1 3 0 3
Las Vegas to Salt Lake City 5 1 6 0 6
Las Vegas to San Diego 11 0 11 1 12
Las Vegas to San Francisco 7 0 7 -1 6
Las Vegas to Seattle 4 -1 3 1 4
Las Vegas to St. Louis 4 -1 3 0 3
Las Vegas to Tucson 5 -1 4 1 5
Long Island to Chicago Midway 3 -1 2 0 2
Long Island to Ft. Lauderdale 2 0 2 1 3
Long Island to Ft. Myers 0 0 0 1 1
Long Island to Orlando 4 -1 3 1 4
Long Island to West Palm Beach 2 0 2 1 3
Los Angeles to Albuquerque 4 -1 3 1 4
Los Angeles to Austin 1 0 1 1 2
Los Angeles to Chicago Midway 6 -1 5 0 5
Los Angeles to El Paso 3 -1 2 1 3
Los Angeles to Oakland 14 -2 12 0 12
Los Angeles to Phoenix 10 -1 9 0 9
Los Angeles to San Antonio 2 -1 1 1 2
Louisville to Birmingham 1 -1 0 0 0
Lubbock to Austin 2 -1 1 1 2
Lubbock to Dallas Love 5 1 6 0 6
Manchester to Baltimore/Washington 7 0 7 1 8
Manchester to Chicago Midway 4 -1 3 0 3
Manchester to Ft. Lauderdale 0 1 1 0 1
Manchester to Las Vegas 1 -1 0 0 0
Manchester to Orlando 2 0 2 1 3
Manchester to Philadelphia 4 -4 0 0 0
Manchester to Tampa Bay 1 0 1 1 2
Midland/Odessa to Dallas Love 5 1 6 0 6
Milwaukee to Baltimore/Washington 3 -1 2 0 2
Milwaukee to Denver 1 1 2 0 2
Milwaukee to Ft. Lauderdale 0 1 1 0 1
Milwaukee to Las Vegas 2 1 3 -1 2
Milwaukee to Orlando 1 1 2 -1 1
Milwaukee to Phoenix 1 1 2 0 2
Milwaukee to Tampa Bay 1 1 2 -1 1
Minneapolis/St. Paul to St. Louis 2 0 2 1 3
Nashville to Denver 3 0 3 1 4
Nashville to Ft. Myers 0 1 1 0 1
Nashville to Las Vegas 3 -1 2 0 2
Nashville to Orlando 4 1 5 0 5
Nashville to Phoenix 2 0 2 1 3
New Orleans to Baltimore/Washington 2 0 2 1 3
New Orleans to Chicago Midway 1 0 1 1 2
New Orleans to Dallas Love 6 1 7 0 7
New Orleans to Houston Hobby 10 0 10 -1 9
New Orleans to Las Vegas 2 -1 1 1 2
Norfolk to Chicago Midway 2 -1 1 1 2
Oakland to Albuquerque 3 -1 2 0 2
Oakland to Burbank 13 0 13 1 14
Oakland to Chicago Midway 3 -1 2 1 3
Oakland to Kansas City 1 -1 0 1 1
Oakland to Los Angeles 14 -2 12 0 12
Oakland to Reno 2 0 2 1 3
Oakland to Salt Lake City 3 0 3 1 4
Oakland to San Diego 11 -1 10 2 12
Oakland to Seattle 7 -2 5 0 5
Oklahoma City to Houston Hobby 3 1 4 0 4
Ontario to Las Vegas 7 -1 6 0 6
Ontario to Phoenix 7 -1 6 0 6
Orange County to San Jose 7 1 8 0 8
Orlando to Albany 2 0 2 1 3
Orlando to Baltimore/Washington 5 4 9 -1 8
Orlando to Buffalo 2 1 3 1 4
Orlando to Chicago Midway 6 1 7 0 7
Orlando to Columbus 3 1 4 0 4
Orlando to Ft. Lauderdale 4 0 4 1 5
Orlando to Houston Hobby 4 0 4 1 5
Orlando to Indianapolis 1 3 4 -3 1
Orlando to Kansas City 2 0 2 1 3
Orlando to Long Island 4 -1 3 1 4
Orlando to Manchester 2 0 2 1 3
Orlando to Milwaukee 1 1 2 -1 1
Orlando to Nashville 4 1 5 0 5
Orlando to Philadelphia 4 2 6 -1 5
Orlando to Pittsburgh 2 3 5 -3 2
Orlando to Providence 4 0 4 1 5
Orlando to St. Louis 4 0 4 1 5
Philadelphia to Boston 8 -2 6 -1 5
Philadelphia to Jacksonville 1 -1 0 0 0
Philadelphia to Manchester 4 -4 0 0 0
Philadelphia to Orlando 4 2 6 -1 5
Philadelphia to Pittsburgh 4 -4 0 0 0
Philadelphia to Providence 4 -4 0 0 0
Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham 4 -1 3 0 3
Philadelphia to Tampa Bay 2 1 3 0 3
Philadelphia to West Palm Beach 1 1 2 0 2
Phoenix to Chicago Midway 7 -2 5 2 7
Phoenix to Denver 8 1 9 0 9
Phoenix to El Paso 6 -1 5 1 6
Phoenix to Indianapolis 1 1 2 0 2
Phoenix to Los Angeles 10 -1 9 0 9
Phoenix to Milwaukee 1 1 2 0 2
Phoenix to Nashville 2 0 2 1 3
Phoenix to Ontario 7 -1 6 0 6
Phoenix to Providence 1 -1 0 0 0
Phoenix to Reno 2 0 2 1 3
Phoenix to Sacramento 5 0 5 1 6
Phoenix to Salt Lake City 6 1 7 0 7
Phoenix to San Diego 11 0 11 1 12
Phoenix to San Jose 6 -1 5 1 6
Phoenix to Seattle 4 -1 3 1 4
Pittsburgh to Chicago Midway 6 -2 4 0 4
Pittsburgh to Orlando 2 3 5 -3 2
Pittsburgh to Philadelphia 4 -4 0 0 0
Pittsburgh to Tampa Bay 2 1 3 -1 2
Portland to Albuquerque 1 -1 0 1 1
Portland to Las Vegas 4 -1 3 0 3
Portland to Sacramento 6 -1 5 1 6
Providence to Baltimore/Washington 8 0 8 1 9
Providence to Denver 0 1 1 0 1
Providence to Ft. Lauderdale 1 0 1 1 2
Providence to Orlando 4 0 4 1 5
Providence to Philadelphia 4 -4 0 0 0
Providence to Phoenix 1 -1 0 0 0
Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia 4 -1 3 0 3
Reno to Boise 2 -2 0 0 0
Reno to Denver 1 0 1 1 2
Reno to Oakland 2 0 2 1 3
Reno to Phoenix 2 0 2 1 3
Sacramento to Phoenix 5 0 5 1 6
Sacramento to Portland 6 -1 5 1 6
Sacramento to San Diego 10 -1 9 1 10
Sacramento to Seattle 4 -1 3 1 4
Salt Lake City to Boise 2 -2 0 0 0
Salt Lake City to Las Vegas 5 1 6 0 6
Salt Lake City to Oakland 3 0 3 1 4
Salt Lake City to Phoenix 6 1 7 0 7
Salt Lake City to Seattle 3 -1 2 1 3
San Antonio to El Paso 2 1 3 0 3
San Antonio to Los Angeles 2 -1 1 1 2
San Diego to Chicago Midway 4 -1 3 1 4
San Diego to Las Vegas 11 0 11 1 12
San Diego to Oakland 11 -1 10 2 12
San Diego to Phoenix 11 0 11 1 12
San Diego to Sacramento 10 -1 9 1 10
San Francisco to Chicago Midway 3 -1 2 0 2
San Francisco to Las Vegas 7 0 7 -1 6
San Jose to Austin 2 -1 1 1 2
San Jose to Orange County 7 1 8 0 8
San Jose to Phoenix 6 -1 5 1 6
Seattle to Albuquerque 2 -1 1 0 1
Seattle to Boise 2 -2 0 0 0
Seattle to Kansas City 1 -1 0 0 0
Seattle to Las Vegas 4 -1 3 1 4
Seattle to Oakland 7 -2 5 0 5
Seattle to Phoenix 4 -1 3 1 4
Seattle to Sacramento 4 -1 3 1 4
Seattle to Salt Lake City 3 -1 2 1 3
Seattle to Spokane 2 -2 0 0 0
Spokane to Seattle 2 -2 0 0 0
St. Louis to Baltimore/Washington 5 -1 4 0 4
St. Louis to Las Vegas 4 -1 3 0 3
St. Louis to Minneapolis/St. Paul 2 0 2 1 3
St. Louis to Orlando 4 0 4 1 5
Tampa Bay to Baltimore/Washington 5 0 5 1 6
Tampa Bay to Chicago Midway 4 0 4 1 5
Tampa Bay to Columbus 2 -1 1 1 2
Tampa Bay to Indianapolis 1 1 2 -1 1
Tampa Bay to Kansas City 2 -1 1 1 2
Tampa Bay to Manchester 1 0 1 1 2
Tampa Bay to Milwaukee 1 1 2 -1 1
Tampa Bay to Philadelphia 2 1 3 0 3
Tampa Bay to Pittsburgh 2 1 3 -1 2
Tucson to Chicago Midway 1 1 2 0 2
Tucson to Las Vegas 5 -1 4 1 5
Washington Dulles to Chicago Midway 6 -1 5 1 6
West Palm Beach to Baltimore/Washington 3 1 4 1 5
West Palm Beach to Long Island 2 0 2 1 3
West Palm Beach to Philadelphia 1 1 2 0 2
TOTAL SYSTEMWIDE FLIGHTS 3182 -102 3080 120 3200

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