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Southwest Airlines to fly nonstop between Oakland and Mexico

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Staff Writer | July 16, 2016
Southwest Airlines filed an application with the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to offer the first U.S. carrier nonstop service between Oakland International Airport and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
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This is due to begin in February 2017, subject to governmental approvals. Once approved, the carrier’s flight schedule and fares will be published on

The Port is undertaking a major renovation of Terminal One: a new security checkpoint and international check-­in and arrivals area is scheduled to be completed in the second quarter of 2017;; a modernization and expansion of the airport’s passenger federal inspection station (FIS) for U.S. Customs & Border Protection services is scheduled to be completed in the third quarter of 2017.

According to the most recent figures available from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Southwest carries the most passengers to and from the San Francisco Bay Area through its operations at the region’s three major commercial airports.