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Southwest Airlines® Announces New Nonstop Flights from Akron-Canton Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

GREEN, Ohio, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines, the busiest airline operating from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK), is adding new nonstop service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) on November 2, 2014. The two daily round-trip flights will be available for purchase beginning May 19, 2014. Both trips will be aboard Southwest's comfy 143–seat Boeing 737-700 jet. Southwest was recently awarded 54 slots into DCA as a result of the American/ US Airways merger, making these new flights possible.

"This is exceptional news for travelers in Northeast Ohio," said airport President and CEO, Rick McQueen. "Now travelers will have even more options when flying to our nation's capital from CAK. Thank you Southwest, for bringing your legendary low fares and customer service to yet another popular destination from Akron-Canton Airport."  

"This new service is about connecting our Customers to what's important to them," said Dan Landson, Southwest Airlines Spokesperson. "With the added route, Customers will have more access to low fares while having a direct link from northeast Ohio to the nation's capitol." 

"I'm pleased to learn that Southwest Airlines will provide Northeast Ohioans with additional travel options," said Rep. Jim Renacci. "Southwest's decision to add new non-stop service at Akron-Canton Airport is not only more convenient for travelers in and around Ohio's 16th District, it will also have a positive impact on our local economy."

"I couldn't be more pleased that Southwest has decided to expand flight options from Akron-Canton to Reagan Washington National Airport," said Congressman Tim Ryan. "This is exciting news for Northeast Ohio travelers who are planning to visit our nation's capital and further proof that Northeast Ohio is open and ready for business."

The new flights to Washington DC compliment Southwest's current nonstop service* from CAK to Atlanta, Denver, New York (LaGuardia), Boston, Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Myers (seasonal). Southwest's legendary low fares are available online at southwest.com and 1-800-I-FLY-SWA. US Airways also offers a daily flight from Akron-Canton to DCA.

About Akron-Canton Airport

What makes Akron-Canton Airport a better way to go? It is all about low fares and a relaxing experience. CAK's airfares are the 15th average lowest in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Keep up to date on all things CAK at akroncantonairport.com. Plus, visit www.LUVCAK.com for a chance to win one of sixty $100 LUV Vouchers for travel aboard Southwest Airlines from CAK! Simply enroll in Rapid Rewards® for your chance to win big. Contest ends May 2nd. Other restrictions apply. Visit www.LUVCAK.com for complete rules and regulations. Akron-Canton Airport, a better way to go. ®

*Certain Southwest flights from Akron-Canton Airport are operated by wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways. All CAK flights will be aboard Southwest Airline's 737s by the end of 2014, when the AirTran brand will be retired.

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