March 5, 2013
Jacksonville Business Journal
Southwest Airlines is adding a daily, non-stop service from Jacksonville to Chicago’s Midway Airport beginning Sept. 29.
Southwest (NYSE: LUV) will be the first to offer nonstop service to Midway out of Jacksonville International Airport, the Jacksonville Aviation Authority said in a news release.
Currently, American and United Airlines fly to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport from Jacksonville.
The service will depart Jacksonville at 4:50 p.m. and arrive in Chicago at approximately 6:20 p.m. The flight from Midway will depart at 12:10 p.m. and arrive in Jacksonville at 3:25 p.m.
Southwest is a second-busiest commercial carrier at JIA.