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Southwest Airlines to launch daily nonstop service between Tampa International Airport and LAX

(February 15, 2018)  Southwest Airlines announced today that it will begin daily nonstop service between Tampa and Los Angeles beginning Aug. 7. The new route will be the third airline at TPA to offer nonstop service to the popular West Coast hub, adding to Delta Air Lines’ existing service to LAX and Spirit Airlines’ service beginning April 12. SWA departing

Southwest is TPA’s most popular airline, serving 34 percent of the Airport’s annual passengers. The LAX route expands the airline’s service from Tampa to the West Coast after Southwest also launched new flights to San Diego last month.

The route, which will use a Boeing 737-700 plane, will begin Tuesday, Aug. 7, and it will fly once a day between TPA and LAX. To book a flight, go to www.southwest.com.