I saw this brief blurb on www.upside.com:
Southwest Airlines (LUV) is about to change that. The airline is starting a flight to Kansas City that continues on to San Jose. The layover is about 30 minutes. The flights are scheduled to take off beginning September 13. Even with the layover, the flight shaves between 3 to 3 ½ hours off the typical flight time for other one-stop flights from the Raleigh-Durham Airport to San Jose.
The airline says if demand is high enough, the flight might be changed to a nonstop.
My question is...if SW does change this RDU-SJC flight to a nonstop, will this be its first true transcon? I know they do LAS to BWI or some such, but LAS isn't technically on the west coast. I can't imagine a 5-hour peanut flight.