AUSTIN, Texas – Southwest Airlines launched new nonstop service between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Kansas City International Airport (MCI) today. Inaugural flight ceremonies included cake, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and live performances by Texas-based guitarist and singer Nate Boff.
“Southwest Airlines is adding more excitement with a new nonstop flight from Austin to Kansas City, because we see a bright future to grow in Austin,” said Dave Harvey, Managing Director, Business Development at Southwest Airlines.
Southwest Airlines is the airport’s largest carrier and provided Austin service to over 4.7 million passengers in 2016. Southwest Airlines currently operates Austin nonstop services to destinations in and beyond Texas.
The airport of choice for Central Texas is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). Fly Austin on new nonstop international destinations including Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL) on Volaris, www.volaris.com, and Mexico City, Mexico (MEX) on AeroMexico, www.aeromexico.com. Welcome new domestic nonstops: Kansas City (MCI) and Panama City (ECP) on www.southwest.com, Raleigh-Durham (RDU) and Seattle (SEA) on Delta, www.delta.com, and Indianapolis (IND), Pittsburgh (PIT), St. Petersburg (PIE), Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS), and Cleveland (CLE) on Allegiant, www.allegiantair.com. Welcome Sun Country a new carrier to Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport (MSP) at www.suncountry.com. Find all nonstop routes with the free interactive flight guide on www.abia.org. Connect with us on Twitter, @AUStinAirport, Facebook, www.facebook.com/abia and on Instagram, @AUSairport.