What Are Some Destinations for Southwest Airlines?

What Are Some Destinations for Southwest Airlines?

Destinations on Southwest Airlines include Salt Lake CIty, Utah; San Antonio, Texas; Las Vegas, Nevada; Los Angeles, California; and West Palm Beach, Florida, as of May 2015. Countries that Southwest Airlines serve include Mexico, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Aruba.

A destination finder tool is available on Southwest.com. It provides a map with all the destinations available through the airline. After a traveler enters his departure city, he can browse available destinations within a specific range of rapid rewards points.

Southwest Airlines added several destinations when it acquired AirTran Airways in 2010. Southwest also began planning to add international destinations at that time, which AirTran already had. International flights through Southwest Airlines began in 2014.

Southwest is a low-cost airline that was founded in 1967. Although most airlines use a hub and spoke travel system, Southwest uses a point-to-point system. The airline's top served cities are Chicago, Las Vegas, Baltimore, Dallas and Phoenix. Its fleet consists exclusively of Boeing 737s, and it's the world's largest operator of that aircraft.

The airline offers various amenities, including television, Wi-Fi, snacks and beverages. Flights include several free, live television channels and on-demand episodes of popular programs. Certain Wi-Fi activities are free, and full access is available for a fee. Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary, and alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.