BRIEF-Southwest plans to start international flights

Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:48am EST

Jan 27 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co : * During conference call, U.S. carrier says it plans to start flights to Aruba, Bahamas and Jamaica in July, the first international service under the Southwest brand * By year's end, all international flying currently taking place on

AirTran unit will be on Southwest * Carrier is looking at 'pretty robust number' of new cities as possible

international destinations