Bradley International Airport to Launch New, Nonstop Service to Nashville

Windsor Locks, CT – October 8, 2020 – The Connecticut Airport Authority (CAA) is pleased to announce the debut of new, nonstop service from Bradley International Airport to Nashville International Airport on Southwest Airlines.

“Southwest is excited to offer travelers from Bradley International Airport (BDL) daily service to the vibrant city of Nashville beginning in March 2021. In addition to offering Music City as a nonstop Southwest destination from BDL, the new service will provide convenient, one-stop connections to over 40 other Southwest destinations currently served via Nashville International Airport,” said Brian Parrish, Southwest Airlines’ Spokesperson. “We appreciate the continued support from New England customers, and the Southwest Team is always ready to welcome BDL travelers with our legendary hospitality, low fares, and our Bags Fly Free offering for every customer.”

“We are very pleased to welcome the addition of this new, desirable nonstop flight to Nashville on Southwest Airlines,” said Kevin A. Dillon, A.A.E, Executive Director of the Connecticut Airport Authority. “Nashville is a popular destination that will also offer our passengers key connectivity to major destinations across the west coast. This is a significant addition to our route network with an airline that has been an important partner at Bradley International Airport for more than 20 years. We thank Southwest for their continued vote of confidence in Bradley Airport and our market.”

The service to Nashville will commence in March 2021 and will operate daily on a Boeing 737 as follows:

BDL to BNA: Departs 3:00 p.m. (EST) – Arrives 4:50 p.m. (CST)

BNA to BDL: Departs 10:25 a.m. (CST) – Arrives 2:05 p.m. (EST)

The flight is currently available for booking at www.southwest.com.

About Bradley International Airport

Bradley International Airport (BDL) is the second-largest airport in New England. We want our passengers to “Love the Journey” at Bradley International Airport, and we proudly offer nonstop access to many popular destinations. Recent terminal enhancements and new amenities have enhanced the travel experience, and Condé Nast Traveler has recognized BDL within the top ten best U.S. airports for four consecutive years. Bradley International Airport is operated by the Connecticut Airport Authority, and its operations are entirely self-funded. The airport contributes nearly $3.6 billion to the regional economy. For more info, visit www.flybdl.org.

About The Connecticut Airport Authority

The CAA was established in 2011 to develop, improve, and operate Bradley International Airport and the state’s five general aviation airports (Danielson, Groton-New London, Hartford-Brainard, Waterbury-Oxford, and Windham).  The CAA Board consists of 11 members with a broad spectrum of experience in aviation-related and other industries, as well as government.  The goal of the CAA is to make Connecticut’s airports more attractive to new airlines, bring in new routes, and support Connecticut’s overall economic development and growth strategy.


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