WARWICK, RI – July 17, 2020 – T.F. Green Airport (PVD) and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) are pleased to announce that Southwest Airlines® will begin offering new limited-time daily service from T.F. Green Airport (PVD) to St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) with continuing service available to Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) starting on July 26, 2020 with service available through August 10, 2020.
The mid-day departures and arrivals between STL and PVD also enable travelers numerous new connecting options to additional Southwest Airlines destinations across the Heartland and Western U.S., including Dallas, Wichita, Omaha, Des Moines, San Jose, San Diego and Las Vegas. The new flights will operate with the following schedule:
Outbound flight WN 6871
Departure from T.F. Green (PVD) 2:00pm
Arrival at Saint Louis (STL) 3:45pm
Departure from Saint Louis (STL) 4:40pm
Arrival at Houston Hobby (HOU) 6:50pm
Return flight WN 6869
Departure Houston Hobby (HOU) 7:00am
Arrival at Saint Louis (STL) 9:05am
Departure from Saint Louis (STL) 9:55am
Arrival at T.F. Green (PVD) 1:25pm
The new route represents a close-in, limited time opportunity to meet seasonal demand by offering nonstop service to St. Louis and connections beyond.
T.F. Green Airport cleaning crews continue enhanced sanitizing protocols, utilizing EPA and CDC approved hospital grade disinfectants, electrostatic sprayers, and automated cleaning technology to efficiently and effectively sanitize escalator railings and other high touch areas throughout the terminal. Passengers are also being encouraged to check with individual airline policies regarding COVID-19 policies, including facemask requirements. Updated links to airline specific COVID-19 travel alerts and safety requirements, are available on T.F. Green’s website at www.PVDAirport.com.
About T.F. Green Airport: A convenient and low-cost international gateway to New England, TF Green Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island, and is about one hour from Boston. The airport provides access to Newport, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Cape Cod. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking and short lines, TF Green Airport was ranked #2 in USA Today’s “Reader’s Choice” Best Small Airport for 2020 and most recently, #5 in Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey.