Southwest Lands for the first time on Puerto Vallarta

A Southwest Airlines aircraft touched ground in Puerto Vallarta for the first time on Sunday, June 7; arriving from John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, USA.

The newly route will be a daily flight both to and from John Wayne Airport Orange County (SNA) and the resort destination of Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco.

Southwest has also announced plans for non-stop flights from Houston and Denver pending U.S. Government approval.


Extending our route map to the beautiful region surrounding Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s Pacific Coast is an exciting opportunity for Southwest and our customers across the United States,” Southwest CEO Gary Kelly says in a statement.

Puerto Vallarta will be our ninth international destination, allowing Southwest to continue our purpose of connecting People to what is important in their lives while also connecting them to an amazing new destination.” Kelly concluded.





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