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JMAA: Southwest Airlines flights to begin in June

Southwest Airlines announced back in October that it would be making its return to Jackson after a seven-year hiatus, and today, the airline released its flight schedule for the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport.

Beginning on June 6, 2021, flights offered by Southwest will include routes to Atlanta, Houston-Hobby, and Baltimore-Washington:

  • $49 one-way nonstop between Jackson and Atlanta (three times daily)
  • $79 one-way nonstop between Jackson and Baltimore-Washington (one time daily)
  • $49 one-way nonstop between Jackson and Houston-Hobby (three times daily)

“This is great news for our travelers throughout the region who have been anxiously awaiting access to Southwest’s convenient flights and low fares,” JMAA Board Chairman Robert E. Martin said. “We appreciate the faith that Southwest has shown—helping to make Jackson an even stronger regional competitor, well-situated to attract more travelers locally and from many miles away.”

Even though flights won’t begin until next summer, schedules are ready for sale beginning December 10.

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