Southwest Airlines coming to SRQ in 2021

The announcement was made in a report to the Securities and Exchange Commission

Southwest Airlines coming to SRQ in 2021
(Source: Provided/Southwest Airlines)

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - Southwest Airlines coming to the Sarasota-Bradenton Airport.

The Dallas-based airline will add flights to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) in the first quarter of 2021. The information was released in an investor update found on the Securities and Exchange Commission website.

“The Company is pursuing additional revenue opportunities that utilize idle aircraft and Employees to provide Southwest’s legendary Customer Service to new, popular destinations. As previously announced, the Company expects to commence new service to Miami International Airport and Palm Springs International Airport on November 15, 2020; Montrose Regional Airport (Telluride and Crested Butte) and Yampa Valley Regional Airport (Steamboat Springs) on December 19, 2020; Chicago O’Hare International Airport on February 14, 2021; Colorado Springs Municipal Airport on March 11, 2021; and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, and Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport in first half 2021. In addition to these previously announced destinations, today the Company announces its intention to commence new service to Sarasota Bradenton International Airport in Florida in first quarter 2021,” reads the report.

You can read the full report here.

ABC7 is reaching out to airport officials for comment.

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