Southwest Airlines adds St. Louis to Charleston, SC for Summer 2017 Schedule

Lambert's airlines increasing flights and seat capacity this summer.

January 5, 2017 | 2 min reading time

This article is 5 years old. It was published on January 5, 2017.

Lambert-airportSt. Louis -- Southwest Airlines released its 2017 summer flight schedule that will deliver to St. Louis four additional daily flights to current destinations and new Sat/Sun service to a new destination, Charleston, SC (CHS). The airline’s schedule for Lambert-St. Louis International Airport beginning June 4, 2017 will peak at 108 departures a day.

Southwest will be adding one daily additional non-stop flight this summer to four current destinations from STL: Boston (BOS), Cleveland (CLE), Nashville (BNA) and San Diego (SAN). The additional flights to Cleveland and Nashville will continue beyond the summer schedule.

The Airport and Southwest Airlines are now working together on a plan to continue modernizing and enhancing Terminal 2 that accommodates the carrier's expanded flight activity. In 2016, Southwest expanded operations with new gates at E31 and E33.

Several airlines serving St. Louis are projected to increase activity in 2017 versus last year. On peak days, Lambert’s airlines will operate more than 250 daily flights this upcoming summer. Additionally, the airlines continue to add seat capacity, with the use of larger aircraft. Seat capacity will grow 4.5 percent. In June, there will be more than 34,000 additional seats on departing flights versus one year ago (800,984 June 2017 vs 766,709 June 2018).

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Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is the 31st busiest airport in the U.S. as ranked by Airports Council International-North America. Lambert served more than 12.7 million passengers in 2015. For more information on flights and services at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, log Facebook/flystl; Twitter:@flystl

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