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'LUV Is In The Air' With These Low Southwest And AirTran Fares -- Starting At $49 One-Way To Select Nonstop Destinations

'LUV Is In The Air' With These Low Southwest And AirTran Fares -- Starting At
            $49 One-Way To Select Nonstop Destinations Nationwide

Airlines Launch Three-Day 'LUV SALE' for Spring and Summer Travel

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Feb. 5, 2013

DALLAS, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and
wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways spread the LUV today with a three-day
LUV Sale with sweet one-way nonstop fares available for $49, $89, $119, or
$149 to select destinations, based on length of travel. For travel up to 500
miles, fares are $49 one-way. For travel 501 to 1,000 miles, fares are $89
one-way. For travel 1,001 to 1,500 miles, fares are $119 one-way. For travel
1,501 miles or more, fares are $149. These incredibly low fares are available
for purchase on southwest.com and airtran.com today through Thursday, Feb. 7,
2013, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city. Fares
are available for travel every day of the week except for Sundays beginning
April 3 through June 8, 2013 (blackout dates apply). To see the list of
available cities, prices, and to take advantage of these special fares, visit
www.southwest.com  and airtran.com.

"Southwest Airlines is thrilled to offer even lower fares for the spring and
summer travel season," said Kevin Krone, Southwest Airlines Vice President of
Marketing, Sales, and Distribution. "We love the excitement our Customers have
for our sales, and we are proud that Southwest remains committed to providing
low fares to Customers across the nation."

Examples of Southwest Airlines' low fares include (see Fare Rules below):

  o$49 one-way nonstop between Los Angeles and Las Vegas
  o$89 one-way nonstop between Baltimore/Washington and Chicago Midway
  o$119 one-way nonstop between Atlanta and Denver
  o$149 one-way nonstop between Phoenix and Atlanta

Examples of AirTran Airways' low fares include (see Fare Rules below):

  o$49 one-way nonstop between Atlanta and Orlando
  o$89 one-way nonstop between Baltimore/Washington and Ft. Myers
  o$119 one-way nonstop between Milwaukee and Tampa Bay
  o$149 one-way nonstop between Atlanta and Los Angeles

AirTran's fares along with terms and conditions can be found at
www.airtran.com.

ABOUT SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
In its 42^nd year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV)
continues to differentiate itself from other carriers with exemplary Customer
Service delivered by nearly 46,000 Employees to more than 100 million
Customers annually. Southwest is the nation's largest carrier in terms of
originating passengers boarded, and including wholly owned subsidiary AirTran
Airways, operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world to serve
97 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of
Puerto Rico, and six near-international countries. Southwest is one of the
most honored airlines in the world, known for its commitment to the triple
bottom line of Performance, People and Planet. To read about how Southwest is
doing its part to be a good corporate citizen, visit southwest.com/citizenship
to read the Southwest Airlines One Report™.

Southwest Airlines
From its first flights on June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of
unprecedented affordability in air travel quantified by the U.S. Department of
Transportation as "The Southwest Effect," a lowering of fares and increase in
passenger traffic wherever the carrier serves. On every flight, Southwest
offers Customers the first two pieces of checked luggage (weight and size
limitations apply) and all ticket changes without additional fees. Southwest's
all Boeing fleet consistently offers leather seating and the comfort of
full-size cabins, many of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi
connectivity and a new, eco-friendly cabin interior. With 40 consecutive
years of profitability, the People of Southwest operate more than 3,100
flights a day and serve communities around 78 airports in Southwest's network
of domestic destinations. Southwest Airlines' frequent flights and low fares
are available only at southwest.com.

AirTran Airways
AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co., offers
coast-to-coast and near-international service with close to 600 flights a day
to 54 destinations. The carrier's high-quality product includes assigned
seating and Business Class. As Southwest continues to integrate AirTran's
People, places, and planes into Southwest Airlines, Customers of both carriers
may book flights at airtran.com and exchange earned loyalty points between
both AirTran's A+ Rewards® and Southwest's Rapid Rewards® for reward travel on
either airline.

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES FARE RULES
Fares are available only on www.southwest.com and can be purchased today
through Feb. 7, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the
originating city. Travel must take place between April 3, 2013, and June 8,
2013. Fares are available for travel every day except Sunday. Blackout dates
systemwide include May 10, May 17, May 23 through 24, and May 27 through 28,
2013. Additional blackout dates for travel to Boston, Providence, and
Manchester include April 12 through 13, and April 15 through 16, 2013. Seats
are limited. Fares may vary by destinations, flight, and day of week and won't
be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and
holiday periods. Connecting itinerates might be slightly higher due to
government imposed taxes. Fares are available for one-way travel. Fares may be
combined with other Southwest combinable fares, except Senior Fares. When
combining fares, the most restrictive fare rules apply. Fares are
nonrefundable but may be applied, if unused, toward the purchase of future
travel on Southwest Airlines. Fares are not available through the Group
Desk. Any change in the itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Standby
travel requires an upgrade to the Anytime fare. Fares are subject to change
until ticketed. Fares are valid on published, scheduled service only.
Government-imposed taxes and fees are now included in the advertised fare. To
comply with new government regulations, all airlines must include
government-imposed taxes and fees in advertised air fares.

AIRTRAN AIRWAYS FARE RULES
Fares are available only at airtran.com and can be purchased today through
Feb. 7, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating
city. Travel must take place between April 3, 2013, and June 8, 2013. Fares
are available for travel every day except Sunday. Blackout dates systemwide
include May 10, May 17, May 23 through 24, and May 27 through 28, 2013.
Blackout dates for travel to Boston include April 12 through 13, and April 15
through 16, 2013. Service to Flint, Michigan; Portland, Maine; Rochester, New
York; and Charlotte, North Carolina will no longer be available after April
14, 2013. Displayed prices include all government taxes and fees. A first bag
may be checked for a fee of $20 each way and a second bag may be checked for a
fee of $35 each way. Reservations may be made via AirTran Airways' Telephone
Reservations Center for a fee of $15. Reservations may also be changed via
AirTran Airways' Telephone Reservations Center for a $15 fee plus any
applicable change fees and fare differences. Fares may be combined with other
AirTran Airways combinable fares. If combining with other fares, the most
restrictive fare's rules apply. When combining fares, all rules and
restrictions apply. All fares are non-refundable and a $75 fee per person
applies to any change made after purchase, plus any applicable increase in
airfare. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available
on all flights. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without
notice. Fares may vary by destinations, flight, and day of week and won't be
available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and
holiday periods. Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward the
purchase of future travel on AirTran Airways after applicable change fees and
fare differences. Fares are not available through the Group Desk. Any change
in the itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Fares are valid on
published, scheduled service only.

www.southwest.com

SOURCE Southwest Airlines

Website: http://www.southwest.com
Website: http://www.airtran.com
Contact: Southwest Airlines Public Relations, 214-792-4847
 
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