Southwest Airlines Extends Holiday Fare Sale in Select Texas Markets
DALLAS, Dec 16, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Jingle is the sound of extra money in the pockets of Southwest's Texas Customers as Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) extends its fare sale in select Texas markets with Internet-only airfares of $39 and $60 one-way with a 14-day advance purchase. Fares are available seven days a week. To book the fare specials available at southwest.com, go to: http://www.southwest.com/jp/041102_texas.shtml?src=PR_heartland_121604 .
"This is a time when our Texas Customers want to spend money on other things, so we are making Southwest's low fares even lower," says Joyce Rogge, Southwest's senior vice president of marketing. "We are extending the fare sale due to popular demand, even on our most popular routes."
The following are examples of the special fares:
* $39 one-way fares are available on nonstop flights between Amarillo and Dallas, between Corpus Christi and San Antonio, between Dallas and Lubbock, between Houston Hobby and San Antonio, between Austin and Harlingen/South Padre Island, between Dallas and Houston Hobby, and between El Paso and Lubbock.
* $60 one-way fares are available on direct and connecting flights between Amarillo and Oklahoma City, between Austin and El Paso, between Corpus Christi and Tulsa, between Dallas and El Paso, between El Paso and Little Rock, between Harlingen/South Padre Island and Lubbock, and between Houston Hobby and Tulsa.
Fares are available one-way and are combinable with all other fares. When combining fares, all ticketing restrictions apply. The fares are available for purchase today through Jan. 16, 2005, and are valid for travel through the end of Southwest's published schedule (currently June 6, 2005). Tickets must be purchased at least 14 days before departure. Seats are limited. Fares may not be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times. Fares do not include a $3.10 federal segment tax per takeoff and landing (the segment tax will increase to $3.20 on Jan. 1, 2005). Fares do not include airport-assessed passenger facility charges (PFC) of up to $9 one-way and U.S. government imposed September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 one-way. Tickets are nonrefundable but may be applied toward the purchase of future travel on Southwest Airlines. Fares are valid on published, scheduled service only and are not available through the Group Desk. Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Fares are not necessarily common rated in Houston.
Customers who book their travel via the Internet can subscribe to Southwest's Click 'n Save e-mail updates. The weekly updates deliver the airline's latest fare sale information right to the Customer's e-mail "in" box. For more information, visit http://www.southwest.com/email .
SOURCE Southwest Airlines