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El Paso is Southwest Airlines’ Newest Nonstop from Silicon Valley’s Airport
-- Inaugural Service to El Paso from SJC began January 13; Southwest Now Offers 28 Nonstop Destinations from SJC --
San Jose, Calif. – Southwest Airlines® added another important destination to its growing list of cities available nonstop from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on Jan. 13, 2019, with an inaugural flight to El Paso. Book flights now at Southwest.com.
As part of Southwest’s continued expansion of service from Silicon Valley, the carrier is making it easier for those living and doing business in west Texas to travel through convenient El Paso International Airport (ELP).
Southwest launched once-weekly, Sunday service to and from El Paso yesterday as shown below, and plans to expand to twice-weekly Sunday service on April 14, 2019:
|San Jose - El Paso||El Paso - San Jose|
|WN 4422||9:55 a.m.||1:25 p.m.||Sunday||WN 5887||7:40 a.m.||9:25 a.m.||Sunday|
Average flight time is 2 hours, 38 minutes. Times of day shown are local. Flight times will change with twice-weekly Sunday service beginning April 14. See Southwest.com for flight times.
Southwest is SJC’s largest airline with 109 peak departures daily to these 28 cities: Albuquerque, Austin, Baltimore/Washington, Boise, Burbank, Cabo San Lucas, Chicago/Midway, Dallas/Love Field, Denver, El Paso, Houston-Hobby, Las Vegas, Los Angeles/LAX, Nashville (begins 6/9/19), New Orleans (seasonal), Ontario, Orange County/Santa Ana, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh/Durham (begins 6/9/19), Reno, Saint Louis, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Seattle, Spokane and Tucson.
Southwest previously announced its intention to offer Hawaii service from Mineta San Jose International Airport with tickets expected to be sold in 2019.
SJC: Transforming How Silicon Valley Travels
Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is Silicon Valley’s airport, a self‐supporting enterprise owned and operated by the City of San José. The airport serves more than 14 million passengers annually, with 450 peak daily departures and arrivals on 14 international and domestic carriers to 55 nonstop destinations. SJC is the No. 2 Bay Area airport for passengers served and has been one of America’s fastest‐growing major airports over the past three-year period, based on percentage increase in passenger seat capacity. For more airport information, visit FlySJC.com.
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