Southwest Airlines has its sights on Chicago and Houston.
Residents from these two cities will soon get extra opportunities to book flights with the commercial airline now that Southwest has announced its plans to expand travel routes.
“We decided to see how our north side looks in Chicago and Houston,” Southwest wrote in a tweet on Monday. ”Keep your eyes here in the coming months for route specifics.”
The airports Southwest is adding service to include Chicago O’Hare International Airport and George Bush Intercontinental Airport, and will likely begin operation in the first half of 2021.
Southwest already had established routes at the Midway International Airport in Chicago and the Houston Hobby International, which employ 4,800 and 4,000 people, respectively.
The airline noted that