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Southwest Airlines Announces New Destination

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Southwest Airlines announced an intention to serve Steamboat Springs through Yampa Valley Regional Airport. The carrier anticipates beginning seasonal service by the end of 2020 with daily flights, initially served nonstop from Denver. 

“Whether you’re a skier, snowboarder, or just enjoy a winter wonderland, Steamboat Springs has something for everyone, and now you’ll be able to reach the region on Southwest with a short, easy flight from Denver,” said Adam Decaire, Southwest’s Vice President of Network Planning. “We’re looking forward to bringing our world-famous Hospitality paired with Customer-friendly policies like skis and snowboards fly free* closer to the slopes of the Rocky Mountains later this year.” 

“We are thrilled about Southwest Airlines’ intent to serve Steamboat into Yampa Valley Regional Airport starting winter 2020/2021,” said Rob Perlman, President and Chief Operating Officer of Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation. “What an ideal partner to bring more skiers and riders to experience Steamboat’s famous Champagne Powder snow. Southwest’s world-renowned hospitality is perfectly aligned with Steamboat’s genuine western hospitality, and we’re excited to welcome their loyal Customers to our magical mountain destination.”

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