New Southwest Airlines route from Palm Springs to Las Vegas begins Sunday


Southwest Airlines launched year-round service from Palm Springs to Las Vegas on Sunday.

There will initially be non-stop flights from Palm Springs International Airport to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport on Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays. Daily flights will begin in June.

Palm Springs City Manager Justin Clifton said the new route is expected to provide economic benefits to the entire region.

“This new nonstop flight from Palm Springs to Las Vegas has been one of the busiest routes over the past decade,” said Clifton. “Coachella Valley and our local hospitality and tourism partners will see great economic benefit with this new service.”

After:Southwest announces nonstop flights from Palm Springs to Las Vegas starting in May

After:Palm Springs airport travels highest since coronavirus pandemic began last year

Southwest Airlines began serving the Coachella Valley in November with flights to Denver, Phoenix and Oakland.  It was one of several airlines to announce new or expanded routes to Palm Springs International Airport at the time.

Southwest Airlines began serving the Coachella Valley in November with flights to Denver, Phoenix and Oakland. It was one of several airlines to announce new or expanded routes to Palm Springs International Airport at the time.

“With our nearly 200 non-stop flights to 60 cities from Las Vegas, this rapid jump puts more people from across the country within easy reach of all that the Coachella Valley has to offer, and helps locals to save time to start vacations, visits with family and friends. or doing business, ”said Kelly Knox, Southwest Airlines Community Outreach Manager for California.

A last-minute ticket for the 12:55 p.m. flight to Las Vegas on Sunday started at $ 147, according to the Southwest website. The flight takes approximately 55 minutes.

One-way tickets in June can be booked for as little as $ 70.


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