Southwest Airlines Co. Announces Weekend Service to Tampa and Orlando from RIC New Tampa (Sat/Sun)
New Tampa (Sat/Sun) and Returning Seasonal Orlando (Sat) Flights Start August 10th
With the extension of its published flight schedule through October 1, 2019, Southwest Airlines Co. today announced a new nonstop route, Richmond-Tampa, and the return of seasonal Richmond-Orlando service. Service between Richmond and Tampa will operate on Saturdays and Sundays, and Richmond-Orlando on Saturdays. Service to both destinations starts August 10th.
“Richmond International Airport (RIC) welcomes new service from Southwest Airlines,” said Capital Region Airport Commission president and CEO Jon E. Mathiasen, AAE. “Tampa and Orlando are incredibly popular destinations for the region and we’re thrilled to have Southwest nonstop options to both.”
Summary of new service:
RICHMOND (RIC) to/from TAMPA (TPA)
Depart RIC: 11:55 a.m. Arrive TPA: 2:05 p.m.
Depart TPA: 9:20 a.m. Arrive RIC: 11:25 a.m.
Depart RIC: 1:15 p.m. Arrive TPA: 3:25 p.m.
Depart TPA: 2:20 p.m. Arrive RIC: 4:20 p.m.
Frequency: Saturday, Sunday; flights start August 10
RICHMOND (RIC) to/from ORLANDO (MCO)
Depart RIC: 11:10 a.m. Arrive MCO: 1:25 p.m.
Depart MCO: 8:40 a.m. Arrive RIC: 10:40 a.m.
Frequency: Saturday; seasonal flights start August 10