New Orleans, La. - Southwest Airlines is increasing air service from the New Orleans market with new non-stop service to San Diego, California beginning on April 8, 2014 on their 737 aircraft.
Southwest currently operates 46 flights from New Orleans. Air Tran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest, operates 7 daily flights.
Southwest (together with AirTran) is the largest airline in the New Orleans market with over 42% of the market share at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.