The Lee County Port Authority has announced that Southwest Airlines will inaugurate seasonal nonstop service between Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) and Hartford, Conn. (BDL), as well as nonstop flights between RSW and Providence, R.I. (PVD). The flights begin Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 and will operate daily through Monday, April 9, 2012.
"This is an exciting announcement for Southwest Florida International Airport as these flights serve top markets in New England with high passenger demand to our region," said Robert M. Ball, A.A.E., executive director of the Lee County Port Authority. "We are confident that this service will be successful and with the support of our area visitor bureaus, hotel and attraction partners we can look forward to expanding these flights in the future."
For more information about the flights and to make reservations, visit the Southwest Airlines website at www.southwest.com.
Southwest Florida International Airport served more than 7.5 million passengers in 2010 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. No ad valorem (property) taxes are used for airport operation or construction. For more information, log onto www.flylcpa.com.