Southwest Airlines And AirTran Airways Offer Fares Starting At $49 One-Way To
Select Nonstop Destinations Nationwide
Fares are Falling During Three-Day Super Sale Which Also Includes Hotel, Car,
and Southwest Vacations Deals
DALLAS, June 11, 2013
DALLAS, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced
today a three-day fall travel super sale with one-way nonstop tickets
available starting at $49, $99, $129, or $149 to select destinations, based on
length of travel. But that's not all! The airline also announced a
limited-time sale on hotels in hot destinations, rental cars from Dollar Rent
A Car, and even Southwest Vacations Packages!
Fares are falling fast and they won't be around for long. These sale fares are
available for purchase only on southwest.com today through 11:59 p.m.
Thursday, June 13, 2013, and are available for travel every day of the week
except Fridays and Sundays beginning Aug. 26 through Dec. 18, 2013 (blackout
For travel up to 500 miles, fares are starting at $49 one-way. For travel 501
to 1,250 miles, fares are starting at $99 one-way. For travel 1,251 to 1,750
miles, fares are starting at $129 one-way. For travel 1,751 or more miles,
fares are starting at $149 one-way. To see the list of available cities,
prices, and to take advantage of these special fares, visit www.southwest.com.
Examples of these low fares and special offers include (see Fare Rules below):
o$49 one-way nonstop between Atlanta and Orlando
o$99 one-way nonstop between Phoenix and Seattle
o$129 one-way nonstop between Los Angeles and Chicago Midway
o$149 one-way nonstop between Newark and Phoenix
oHotels: save up to 50% on select hotels in Las Vegas, Los Angeles,
Chicago, San Diego, and Orlando exclusively at southwest.com!
oCars: Save 15% and earn Double Rapid Rewards Points with Dollar Rent A
Car, exclusively at southwest.com!
oSouthwest Vacations: Book a Southwest Vacations Package and get these same
low fares, including exclusive nationwide savings, free nights, and more!
If that's not enough to get you running to your computer to book a trip,
Southwest has spread the sale LUV to its subsidiary, AirTran Airways,
launching the same three-day sale fares to select domestic AirTran
destinations. AirTran's fares can be found at www.airtran.com.
Examples of these low fares include (see Fare Rules below):
o$49 one-way nonstop between Boston and Baltimore/Washington
o$99 one-way nonstop between Atlanta and New York La Guardia
o$129 one-way nonstop between Washington Reagan and Ft. Myers
o$149 one-way nonstop between Atlanta and San Francisco
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 domestic 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 triple bottom
line approach that takes into account the carrier's performance and
productivity, the importance of its People and the communities it serves, and
its commitment to efficiency and the planet. The 2012 Southwest Airlines One
Report™ can be found at southwest.com/citizenship.
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 47 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
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES FARE RULES
Fares are available only on southwest.com or swabiz.com and can be purchased
today, through June 13, 2013, 11:59 pm for the respective time zone of the
originating city. Travel must take place between Aug. 26 and Dec. 18, 2013.
Travel is valid every day except Fridays and Sundays. Blackout dates apply for
Sep. 2 and Nov. 26 through Dec. 3, 2013. Some flights are operated by AirTran
Airways. Displayed fares include all government taxes and fees. The lowest
advertised fare is not available for service to or from the following cities:
Dayton, Washington, D.C. (Reagan National and Dulles), New York (LaGuardia and
Newark), Philadelphia, West Palm Beach, San Juan, Fort Myers, and Seattle.
Service to Grand Rapids begins on Aug. 11, 2013, and service to Memphis,
Richmond, and Pensacola begins on Nov. 3, 2013. Advertised fares are based on
nonstop service, and seats are limited. Fares on connecting flights will be
slightly higher due to government-imposed taxes and fees. 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
available for one-way travel. Fares may be combined with other combinable
fares. If combining with other fares, the most restrictive fare rules apply.
When combining fares, all rules and restrictions apply. Fares are
nonrefundable but may be applied toward the purchase of future travel on
Southwest Airlines as long as itineraries containing DING! or Wanna Get Away
fare segments are cancelled at least ten minutes prior to scheduled departure
(for travel beginning September 13, 2013). 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.
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS FARE RULES
Fares are available at airtran.com and can be purchased today through June
13, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city.
Travel must take place between Aug. 26 and Dec. 18, 2013. Travel is valid
every day except Fridays and Sundays. Blackout dates apply for Sep. 2 and Nov.
26 through Dec. 3, 2013. Some flights are operated by Southwest Airlines.
Available on published, scheduled service only. Service to Grand Rapids will
no longer be available after Aug. 10, 2013, and service to Memphis and
Pensacola will no longer be available after Nov. 2, 2013. Displayed prices
include all government taxes and fees. All fares are one-way. 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 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.
SOURCE Southwest Airlines
Contact: Southwest Airlines Public Relations at 214-792-4847
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