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Book your November and New Year's Travel Today!


Southwest is in the business of bringing people together, and no time of year makes that more clear than the holidays. Last holiday season, Southwest carried more domestic Customers than any other airline.* This year, even though summer is just heating up, Southwest is gearing up to make the holidays happen all over again: Southwest’s schedule extension was just published, which means you can now book tickets through January 4, 2023.


Four brand new routes will launch with this schedule extension:

  • From November 6: Once-daily service between Long Beach, Calif. and Nashville, Tenn.
  • From November 6: Once-daily service (excluding Saturdays) between Palm Springs, Calif. and San Jose, Calif.
  • From December 17: Seasonal Saturday-only flights between Nashville, Tenn. and Steamboat Springs (Hayden), Colo.
  • On select peak-travel dates from late November through early January: Nonstop service between Colorado Springs, Colo. and San Diego, Calif.


Southwest is here to get you there this winter (Photo: Stephen M. Keller)Southwest is here to get you there this winter (Photo: Stephen M. Keller)Across the network, Southwest is adding service in select high-frequency routes. These added flights will enhance timing options for business travelers and support network reliability in case of operational disruptions (like winter storms). Additionally, Southwest is expanding service in routes that will be popular for people trying to escape the cold this winter: In November, Southwest will fly more than 50 nonstop international routes; Florida flying will also see a boost on Saturdays, with more nonstops to the Midwest and Northeast (compared to the October schedule).


For People who are not trying to escape the cold this winter: there are just about six months until ski season! Steamboat Springs (Hayden), Colo. and Montrose (Telluride/Crested Butte), Colo. will both see the return of Dallas, Tex., nonstops on select days, as well as additional Denver, Colo. service, enabling more connections to destinations across the network.


No matter where you wanna go this winter, Southwest is here to get you there. You can explore all of Southwest’s new routes, expanded service, and lowest fares at, now through January 4, 2023.


*Based on U.S. DOT origin and destination survey data for November and December 2021.

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