GREEN -- Southwest Airlines is adding new nonstop service to from the Akron-Canton Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) in Washington D.C. later this year.

The two daily round-trip flights begin on Nov. 2. Tickets for these flights are available on May 19.

The new CAK – DCA flights will be aboard 143-seat Boeing 737-700 jets.

"This is exciting news for Northeast Ohio travelers who are planning to visit our nation's capital and further proof that Northeast Ohio is open and ready for business," Congressman Tim Ryan says.

Southwest currently offers nonstop flights from CAK to Atlanta, Denver, New York (LaGuardia), Boston, Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Myers (seasonal).