Southwest Flights Return to Belize November 7 with Non-Stop Service to Houston

by Carolee Chanona

As of this Sunday, November 7, Southwest Airlines will officially mark its return of non-stop flight service to Belize! Travelers can enjoy non-stop service from Houston, Texas (HOU) departing Sunday to Saturday at 10:55 am and arriving at 1:15 pm; flight returns that evening, departing Belize at 2:10 pm with a scheduled 4:40 pm arrival. Houston’s flight schedule on Saturday departs slightly later, with a 7:50 pm arrival to Houston’s William P. Hobby Airport. Meanwhile, non-stop flight service from Denver, Colorado (DEN) will operate on Saturdays only starting November 20; departing at 10:50 am for a 3:50 pm arrival in Belize, the flight returns in Denver at 5:40 pm. Southwest’s seasonal winter service to Belize is slated to continue through April 2022.

Southwest’s Flight Service to Belize

Philip Goldson international airport belize departures

The Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE) pre-covid.

Southwest first began flight service in early 2017 with its inaugural flight service from Denver, Colorado. The airline then offered a non-stop service from Hobby International Airport in Houston (HOU) and later, added non-stop service from Ft. Lauderdale. At the onset of the widening COVID-19 crisis, Southwest Airlines first ceased all international flights on Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 as the carrier slashed a quarter of its schedule.

In addition to the above-mentioned flights, Belize will be welcoming a new airlift with additional routes from the US with Alaska Airlines and Frontier Airlines in November and December respectively. Sun Country will resume its Saturday flights to Belize in December as well. Belize is also serviced by  American Airlines, United Airlines from main hubs in the United States, COPA Airlines from Panama, TAG Airlines from Guatemala City, and by Tropic Air, which provides offers direct flights to and from Cancun, Mexico.

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