Southwest Airlines prepares to launch new service from Charleston tomorrow

Southwest Airlines prepares to launch new service from Charleston tomorrow

By Rebecca Ryan

southwest-airlines-prepares-launch-new-service-chaAlready ticket prices have fallen at the Charleston International Airport. Southwest Airlines begins seven non stop flights from the lowcountry to four destinations daily.

A spokesperson for the airline said the Southwest effect is already setting in. Usually prices fall 30 percent at airports where the low cost carrier comes.

A spokesperson for the airport said ticket prices in the weeks following the first flight are already cheaper. The airport expects volume in and out of Charleston to grow 25 percent.

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