LUBBOCK, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - Beginning in April 2020, Southwest Airlines will offer non-stop service from Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB) to Houston Hobby (HOU).
The new service will run six days a week, Sunday through Friday.
“Southwest Airlines has been a great partner with LBB over the years,” said Executive Director of Aviation Kelly Campbell. “This new service is a testament to our partnership and its continued growth.”
“We are very excited to see the news of the non-stop service to Houston Hobby,” said Lubbock Mayor Dan Pope. “This is another example of the growth of our region, our marketplace and the investment we are making in our airport.”
Lubbock Chamber of Commerce chairman Abel Castro had this to say after the announcement: “The Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is thrilled that Southwest Airlines plans to add new non-stop service between Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport and Houston Hobby six days per week beginning in mid-April, 2020. The Chamber began requesting this added service several years ago, and this is a great addition to the business community’s travel options given the growth of Lubbock and our strong area economy. This development coincides with major improvements taking place at LPSIA now and in the near future. We appreciate Southwest Airlines’ long history of serving Lubbock.”