Southwest Begins St. Louis Service, Ends Chicago Midway Flights

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- Metro fliers have a gained and lost a destination as of Tuesday morning.

Starting Tuesday Southwest will fly direct to St. Louis from the Des Moines International Airport. The airline is offering the flight twice daily.

At the same time though, Southwest is ending the direct flight to Chicago's Midway Airport.

The announcement of the flight changes was made back in October.