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Southwest Airlines Introduces Tropical Destinations   

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines WN) has launched new nonstop services between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and several tropical destinations for the summer starting June 4. The launch marks WN’s most significant summer flight schedule ever. 

The expansion comes as a result of increased passenger demand for flights from MCO. WN’s new international destinations from MCO include Cancun (CUN), Mexico; Grand Cayman (GCM), Cayman Islands; Nassau (NAS), Bahamas; Providenciales (PLS), Turks and Caicos; Punta Cana (PUJ), Dominican Republic and San José (SJC), Costa Rica.

The ULCC celebrates route expansion from central Florida to several exciting holiday destinations. The new routes complement WN’s existing services from MCO to Aruba (AUA) and Montego Bay (MBJ) and the expansion of services to San Juan (SJU). 

As the largest airline operating at MCO, WN offers time-saving routes to several destinations. It also offers passengers its unique hospitality and flexible policies.

To commemorate the launch of these routes, WN and MCO hosted a water cannon salute and a parade of nations at departure gates, featuring refreshments, music, and dancing. This was to highlight the unique cultures of each new destination served by the airline.

N8917Q Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX. Photo: Nick Sheeder/Airways

About Southwest Airlines

The Dallas-based ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) offers unmatched flexibility for every passenger on every fare, every time. It operates a point-to-point route network and exclusively uses Boeing 737 aircraft in its fleet.

Southwest’s fares include no change or cancel fees (up to 10 minutes before departure), the first two checked bags fly free (weight and size limits apply), flight credits, and points that never expire. In addition, customers may list themselves on same-day standby without paying a fare difference and take an earlier flight if space is available.

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