NewsLocal NewsBoone CountyHebron


Southwest Airlines adds seasonal flights to Phoenix during Cincinnati Reds' spring training

Posted at 8:48 AM, Dec 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-20 08:58:02-05

HEBRON, KY. -- Just in time for the Cincinnati Reds' spring training, Southwest Airlines will offer seasonal service to Phoenix from the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport from March 8 to April 7, 2018.

The Reds train in Goodyear, Arizona, just 25 minutes from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

Tickets to the daily flights are on sale now. Flight times include:

Monday – Friday:

  • Departs CVG 4 p.m.; arrives PHX 5 p.m.
  • Departs PHX 8:45 a.m.; arrives CVG 3:25 p.m.


  • Departs CVG 6:20 p.m.; arrives PHX 7:20 p.m.
  • Departs PHX 11:05 a.m.; arrives CVG 5:40 p.m.


  • Departs CVG 4:15 p.m.; arrives PHX 5:15 p.m.
  • Departs PHX 8:30 a.m.; arrives CVG 2:55 p.m.

“Since landing in Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky as summer began, our local fans have been building our success story by filling our flights in search of low fares and Southwest’s world famous value and customer service,” said Adam Decaire, Southwest Airlines’ Managing Director of Network Planning. “This time-saving service brings Reds fans faster to spring training, and also gives our hometown fans in Phoenix, where we offer more flights than any other carrier, a quick trip to Cincinnati.”

This is the third destination served by Southwest, which began service from CVG in June five flights a day to Chicago's Midway airport (MDW) and three flights a day to Baltimore/Washington (BWI).

“We’re excited Southwest is adding service to Phoenix as another option for Reds fans to go to spring training,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer at CVG. “Local passengers can also use this service to connect to more than 10 west coast destinations.”