Southwest will begin nonstop service between Flint, Mich. and Las Vegas starting Aug. 11, 2013.
Bishop International Airport in Flint is currently served by AirTran Airways and will convert to Southwest Airlines service on April 14, 2013.
To celebrate the new nonstop service, Southwest is offering customers a special low fare of $179 one-way between Flint and Las Vegas, for a limited time only.
Inaugural service from Flint will also include nonstop service to Baltimore/Washington, Orlando, and Tampa Bay.
Southwest flights from Grand Rapids nonstop to Denver and St. Louis were also announced.
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