Do you want a trip? Southwest Airways introduced that it’ll begin flights from Bellingham Worldwide Airport (BLI) earlier than the tip of the yr.
“We won’t wait to welcome Southwest Airways to Bellingham,” mentioned Ken Bell, Fee President of Port of Bellingham, in an announcement. “Southwest’s day by day flights present frequent and dependable service that connects our nook of the Pacific Northwest with the remainder of North America and provides reasonably priced fares to Bellingham and our British Columbia neighbors.”
The port operates Bellingham Airport at 4255 Mitchell Manner.
Gary Kelly, CEO of Southwest, mentioned in a message to his workers that the corporate expects Canadian vacationers to make use of the airline to keep away from excessive fares and taxes as soon as the border reopens.
In response to a press launch, a continuous flight schedule will probably be introduced later this yr. Upon saying its service to Bellingham, Southwest introduced that new locations had been added to Myrtle Seaside, South Carolina and Eugene, Oregon. The airline has introduced 17 new airports for the reason that pandemic started.
Different airways flying via BLI are San Juan Airways; Alaska Airways with day by day flights to SeaTac; and Allegiant Air, which flies continuous to Las Vegas, Phoenix, and 4 common California locations.
“We thank Southwest for his or her dedication to our area and for realizing the worth of this market,” mentioned Bell. “It will drastically enhance our capacity to fulfill the financial wants of Whatcom County and the encompassing area.”