Southwest Airlines outlines Oct 2017 737MAX 8 operations

Southwest Airlines on Thursday 16MAR17 opened reservation for its new Boeing 737MAX 8 (IATA Code: 7M8), set to enter operations on 01OCT17. Initially, the airline will put 9 aircraft into revenue service on 01OCT17, and for the first week the MAX 8 will serve over 20 cities in Southwest network. A 10th aircraft is scheduled to enter service by the following week.

Due to aircraft operational patterns, planned 737MAX 8 service below is listed as one-way flight. Further changes remain possible.

effective from the week of 01OCT17
Albuquerque > Dallas Love Field 1 weekly (Day 6)
Baltimore/Washington > Albuquerque 1 weekly (Day 6)
Baltimore/Washington > Boston 5 weekly (Day x67)
Baltimore/Washington > Dallas Love Field 1 weekly (Day 6)
Baltimore/Washington > Las Vegas 2 daily on weekdays
Baltimore/Washington > Los Angeles 6 weekly (Day x6)
Baltimore/Washington > Orlando 5 weekly (Day x67)
Birmingham AL > Dallas Love Field 1 weekly (Day 7)
Boston > Denver 5 weekly (Day x67)
Chicago Midway > Baltimore/Washington 5 weekly (Day x67; 2nd daily on weekdays from 23OCT17)
Chicago Midway > Birmingham AL 1 weekly (Day 7)
Chicago Midway > Cincinnati 1 weekly (Day 6)
Chicago Midway > Dallas Love Field 1 flight on Day 6, 2 flights on Day 7 (2 flights on Day 6, 4 flights on Day 7 from 08OCT17)
Chicago Midway > Denver 1 weekly (Day 6)
Chicago Midway > Houston Hobby 14 weekly
Chicago Midway > Las Vegas 2 daily on weekdays
Chicago Midway > Los Angeles 1 daily
Chicago Midway > Phoenix 5 weekly (Day x67)
Cincinnati > Chicago Midway 1 weekly (Day 6)
Columbus OH > Nashville 1 weekly (Day 7)
Columbus OH > Las Vegas 5 weekly (Day x67)
Dallas Love Field > Baltimore/Washington 5 weekly (Day x67)
Dallas Love Field > Chicago Midway 8 weekly (9 weekly from 08OCT17)
Dallas Love Field > Denver 1 daily (additional 7M8 flights on weekends from 08OCT17)
Dallas Love Field > Houston Hobby Inaugural flight as WN1 on 01OCT17, 2 flights on 01OCT17 only
Dallas Love Field > Los Angeles 2 flights on Day 6
Dallas Love Field > Nashville 1 weekly (Day 6)
Dallas Love Field > Oakland 1 weekly
Dallas Love Field > Orlando 9 weekly
Dallas Love Field > Phoenix 5 weekly (Day x67)
Dallas Love Field > San Diego 1 weekly (Day 6)
Denver > Chicago Midway 5 weekly (Day x67)
Denver > Dallas Love Field 1 daily (additional 7M8 flights on weekends from 08OCT17)
Denver > Houston Hobby 1 weekly (Day 6)
Denver > New Orleans 1 weekly (Day 7)
Denver > Philadelphia 1 weekly (Day 7)
Denver > Phoenix 6 weekly (Day x7)
Houston Hobby > Baltimore/Washington 2 flights on Day 6
Houston Hobby > Chicago Midway 10 weekly
Houston Hobby > Dallas Love Field 1 daily (additional 7M8 flights on weekends from 08OCT17)
Houston Hobby > Denver 1 weekly (Day 7)
Houston Hobby > Los Angeles 6 weekly (Day x7)
Houston Hobby > Pittsburgh 1 weekly (Day 7)
Houston Hobby > San Antonio 1 flight on 01OCT17 as WN2, overall 2nd 7M8 flight
Las Vegas > Chicago Midway 5 weekly (Day x67)
Las Vegas > Columbus OH 5 weekly (Day x67)
Las Vegas > Dallas Love Field 5 weekly (Day x67)
Las Vegas > Denver 5 weekly (Day x67)
Las Vegas > Phoenix 5 weekly (Day x67)
Los Angeles > Baltimore/Washington 6 weekly (Day x6; additional 7M8 flight on Day 7 from 22OCT17, total 7 weekly)
Los Angeles > Dallas Love Field 5 weekly (Day x67)
Los Angeles > Houston Hobby 3 flights on Day 6
Los Angeles > Phoenix 2 weekly (Day 67)
Los Angeles > San Antonio 1 weekly (Day 7)
Nashville > Dallas Love Field 2 weekly (Day 67; Day 7 from 14OCT17)
Nashville > Los Angeles 1 weekly (Day 7)
Nashville > St. Louis 1 weekly (Day 7)
New Orleans > Chicago Midway 1 weekly (Day 7)
Oakland > Nashville 1 weekly (Day 7)
Orlando > Baltimore/Washington 5 weekly (Day x67)
Orlando > Columbus OH 1 weekly (Day 7)
Orlando > Dallas Love Field 7 weekly
Orlando > St. Louis 6 weekly (Day x7)
Philadelphia > Chicago Midway 1 weekly (Day 7)
Phoenix > Baltimore/Washington 5 weekly (Day x67)
Phoenix > Chicago Midway 2 daily on weekdays, 1 flight only on Day 6
Phoenix > Dallas Love Field 1 weekly (Day 6)
Phoenix > Los Angeles 1 weekly (Day 7)
Phoenix > Orlando 5 weekly (Day x67)
Phoenix > St. Louis 1 weekly (Day 7)
Pittsburgh > Los Angeles 1 weekly (Day 7)
Portland OR > Phoenix 1 weekly (Day 7)
St. Louis > Denver 1 weekly (Day 6)
St. Louis > Houston Hobby 6 weekly (Day x6)
St. Louis > San Francisco 1 weekly (Day 7)
San Antonio > Dallas Love Field 1 flight on 01OCT17 as WN3, overall 3rd 7M8 flight
San Antonio > Houston Hobby 1 weekly (Day 7)
San Francisco > Portland 1 weekly (Day 7)
San Diego > Dallas Love Field 1 weekly (Day 6)

effective from the week of 08OCT17
Baltimore/Washington > Chicago Midway 5 weekly (Day x67; 6 weekly Day x6 from 22OCT17)
Baltimore/Washington > San Diego 5 weekly (Day x67)
Dallas Love Field > Houston 3 flights on Day 7
Denver > Nashville 1 weekly (Day 6)
San Diego > Baltimore/Washington 5 weekly (Day x67)


effective from the week of 22OCT17
Baltimore/Washington > Kansas City 1 flight on 28OCT17
Chicago Midway > Oakland 1 weekly (Day 7)
Kansas City > Las Vegas 1 flight on 28OCT17
Las Vegas > Baltimore 1 flight on 28OCT17
Los Angeles > Chicago Midway 5 weekly (Day x67)
Oakland > Los Angeles 1 weekly (Day 7)