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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Southwest Airlines Announces New, Nonstop Service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Chicago’s Midway Airport
JACKSONVILLE, FL - March 4, 2013 –The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) today announced that SouthwestAirlines will begin daily scheduled service from JAX to Chicago’s MidwayAirport (MDW) beginning September 29, 2013.
The service will depart Jacksonville at 4:50p.m., arriving in Chicagoat approximately 6:20 p.m. The flight from MDW will depart at 12:10 p.m. andarrive in JAX at 3:25 p.m.
This will be the first nonstop air service from JAX to Chicago’s Midway. Currently, American andUnited Airlines fly to Chicago’s O’Hare Airportfrom Jacksonville.
“We are thankful Southwest added this additional nonstop flight,” said BarbaraHalverstadt, Interim Director of Marketing. “Not only does this give businessand leisure travelers another option when flying to Chicago, but it also offers strongercompetition, which often leads to lower fares.”
For fares, reservations and more information on Southwest Airlines, visit theirwebsite at southwest.com.