Southwest Airlines launches international flights to Caribbean

January 27, 2014 8:15:50 AM PST
outhwest Airlines Co. is expanding beyond the continental United States with flights beginning in July to the Caribbean.

The airline began selling tickets on Monday for flights to Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica. The Southwest flights will start July 1 and operate from Atlanta, Baltimore and Orlando.

Southwest has been talking about going international for several years.