On Tuesday the United States Department of Transportation granted permission for Southwest airlines to begin non-stop flights to Puerto Vallarta from their Houston, Texas hub at Hobby Airport.
Initially the airline hit a roadblock in laws as it petitioned for several routes into Mexico, including Mexico City which already met the maximum allowed flights into the country. The government requested that Southwest consider removing some of their flights in exchange for their new routes, however after negotiating the United States Department of Justice was given permission for additional flights within the Mexican airspace by the Mexican government.
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