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For Immediate Release:
NORTHWEST FLORIDA BEACHES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ECP) ANNOUNCES SOUTHWEST AIRLINES 2019 SUMMER FLIGHT SCHEDULE
BRAND NEW NON-STOP SERVICE TO KANSAS CITY, RETURN NON-STOP SERVICE TO POPULAR AUSTIN, CHICAGO, DENVER
PANAMA CITY, FL (November 14, 2018) – Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) announces brand new non-stop and returning Southwest Airlines service starting next summer. Brand new service on Southwest Airlines will include a non-stop flight on Saturdays from ECP to Kansas City International Airport (MCI) beginning on June 8 and running through August 5.
Returning Southwest Airlines summer service will include non-stop flights on Saturdays from ECP to popular destinations like Austin (AUS), Chicago (MDW), Denver (DEN) and St. Louis (STL), in addition to year-round non-stop service on Southwest Airlines from ECP to Dallas (DAL), Houston (HOU), Nashville (BNA) and Baltimore (BWI).
“ECP continues to see passenger activity significantly increase during the summer months,” said Parker W. McClellan, Jr., airport Executive Director. “In the summer of 2018, an estimated number of 7,200 passengers traveled through the airport on any given Saturday, and there will be more activity next summer with more flights from Southwest on Saturdays than we’ve ever had before.”
All ECP airline partners including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are expected to increase flight activity or add larger aircraft through the summer season.
Information on all flight markets can be found by visiting iflybeaches.com, featuring airline ticket links to directly book a flight.
Flight schedules are subject to change.
About Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) offers some of the region’s lowest average airfares and is located less than 30 minutes from Panama City Beach, Panama City and the beaches of South Walton. Today, with service from American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines, ECP provides daily flights to worldwide destinations,
including nonstop flights to Atlanta (ATL), Baltimore (BWI), Charlotte (CLT), Dallas (DAL/DFW), Denver (DEN), Houston (HOU/IAH), Nashville (BNA), St. Louis (STL), Austin (AUS), and Chicago (MDW). The first international airport to be built in more than a decade, ECP provides Northwest Florida communities with first-class facilities and was strategically developed for major economic development opportunities. ECP is the gateway to visitors seeking Northwest Florida’s famous beaches.