Travel insights from Andrea Sedlacek, editor of The Compass

Southwest Airlines Adds More Hawaii Routes

It's official: Southwest Airlines is adding more routes to, from and within Hawaii.

On August 15, the airline announced its expanded Hawaii service, starting in mid-January 2020 as well as new, daily service between Sacramento and Honolulu. Here are all of the new routes:

Service beginning 1/19/20

  • Sacramento to Honolulu
  • Oakland to Kona (Island of Hawaii)
  • San Jose, CA to Lihue (Kauai)
  • Honolulu to Lihue (Kauai)
  • Honolulu to Hilo (Island of Hawaii)
  • Kona (Island of Hawaii) to Kahului (Maui)

Service beginning 1/21/20

  • Oakland to Lihue (Kauai)
  • San Jose, CA to Kona (Island of Hawaii)

Southwest first announced its move into Hawaii in March 2019 with Hawaii vacation packages through Southwest Vacations announced soon after.

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