Southwest Airlines Now Selling Service Between Austin And San Jose Del
Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico Operated By AirTran Airways
DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2013
DALLAS, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and
wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways began offering for sale new nonstop
service international flights between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
and San Jose Del Cabo/Los Cabos International Airport in Baja California,
AirTran daily service on the new route begins June 1, 2013, and is open for
sale now at airtran.com with introductory fares as low as $227 one-way. These
fares must be booked by 11:59 p.m. PST on March 1, 2013, for travel between
June 1, 2013, and August 10, 2013. See full fare rules below.
The carrier announced late last year that it would begin service between
Denver International Airport and San Jose Del Cabo/Los Cabos International
Airport in early March. AirTran currently serves San Jose Del Cabo/Los Cabos
International Airport with nonstop flights to Orange County.
ABOUT SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
In its 42^ndyear 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,
visitsouthwest.com/citizenshipto read the Southwest Airlines One Report™.
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 atsouthwest.com.
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 atairtran.comand exchange earned loyalty points between
both AirTran's A+ Rewards® and Southwest's Rapid Rewards® for reward travel on
One-way fares may be purchased today through March 1, 2013, 11:59 p.m. for the
respective time zone of the originating city. Travel must take place between
June 1, 2013, and Aug. 10, 2013 and requires 14-day advance purchase.
International blackout dates include July 2, 4, and 6, 2013. All fares are
for nonstop one-way travel. All fares are non-refundable and a $75 fee per
person applies to any change made after purchase, plus any applicable increase
in airfare. Displayed prices include all government taxes and fees (see
*footnote below). A first bag may be checked for a fee of $25 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 rules of the more restrictive fare apply. When
combining fares, all rules and restrictions apply. 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.
* 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.
SOURCE Southwest Airlines
Contact: +1-214-792-4847 | swamedia.com
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