Southwest Resumes Two Flights in September


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 21, 2021) – As passenger demand continues to grow, Southwest Airlines will resume two nonstop flights from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) in September instead of November as previously announced. Southwest will reinstate nonstop flights from Birmingham to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and Houston William P. Hobby International Airport (HOU) beginning on September 7, 2021. Southwest will utilize a Boeing 737 aircraft with 143 seats for the routes.

The Birmingham to Houston nonstop route will resume operating four times a week. The Birmingham to Baltimore/Washington nonstop route will operate once a week on Sundays beginning September 12 with frequency increasing to four times a week in October. Low fares are on sale now at


About Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

As Alabama’s largest commercial airport,  Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport has served as a gateway to the sky for 90 years. Governed by the Birmingham Airport Authority, the airport continues to be a catalyst for growth and economic development for the entire region. For more information, visit or follow BHM on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.