Southwest airlines’ flight to Liberia from Baltimore is coming in November 2015. It will add to an already impressive list of direct flights from major airports in the US. Southwest has already announced they will be flying directly into Liberia from Houston starting in October 2015. Alaska Airlines is also adding a direct flight into Liberia from Los Angeles starting November 1st, 2015
Southwest will add Baltimore (BWI) to Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR) route
Expanding its roster of international destinations, Southwest Airlines is adding international service between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Liberia, Costa Rica. (Southwest Airlines / Baltimore Sun)
Direct link to original article By Lorraine Mirabella – The Baltimore Sun
Passengers will be able to fly from BWI to Liberia, Costa Rica on Southwest Airlines starting in November 2015.
Expanding its roster of international destinations, Southwest Airlines is adding international service between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Liberia, Costa Rica starting Nov. 7, 2015.
The new weekly nonstop flight to Liberia will be Southwest’s second Costa Rica route. Southwest started flying to San Jose, Costa Rica, in March, and it plans to begin flights to Los Cabos, Mexico, in June.
“As Southwest continues its international expansion at BWI Marshall, our passengers are enjoying new flight opportunities,” Paul J. Wiedefeld, CEO for the airport, said in the announcement. “
With the new flights, Southwest will serve eight international destinations from BWI. International traffic has been growing at BWI, with the number of international passengers jumping 22 percent in the first three months of the year.
BWI recently started construction on the D/E Connector, which includes a new security checkpoint, a new secure connector between those concourses and reconfigured gates.