Southwest Airlines Treats Customers to 22 New Daily Nonstop Flights With Low Fares Starting at $29 One-Way

No Tricks! Halloween Day Includes Start of 13 Additional Daily Nonstop Flights From Philadelphia!

With fares so low it's scary, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is offering a sweet treat for fall flyers beginning Halloween Day. The low fare airline today announced 13 additional daily nonstop flights from Philadelphia International Airport, including seven flights to three new nonstop destinations. To purchase Southwest Airlines' frighteningly low fares, go to .

Effective October 31, 2004, Southwest Airlines' operations will total 41 daily nonstop flights from Philadelphia. New Southwest Airlines nonstop destinations from Philadelphia include Hartford/Springfield (five daily nonstop roundtrip flights), Jacksonville (one daily nonstop roundtrip flight), and Oakland (one daily nonstop roundtrip flight). Enhanced Southwest service includes two additional daily nonstop flights between Philadelphia and Orlando, as well as one additional daily nonstop flight between Philadelphia and each of the following cities: Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Chicago/Midway, and Manchester. For artwork capturing all daily nonstop Southwest Airlines flights from Philadelphia, see .

Additionally, nine other daily nonstop flights throughout the system have been added to Southwest's convenient schedule, including:

-- Between Houston/Hobby and Orlando -- two daily departures (for a total of three daily)
-- Between Houston/Hobby and Los Angeles -- one daily departure (for a total of two daily)
-- Between Baltimore and Nashville -- one daily departure (for a total of ten daily)
-- Between Chicago/Midway and Tampa -- one daily departure (for a total of four daily)
-- Between Las Vegas and Tucson -- one daily departure (for a total of five daily)
-- Between Long Island and Orlando -- one daily departure (for a total of four daily)
-- Between St. Louis and Oklahoma City -- one daily departure (for a total of two daily)
-- Between St. Louis and Omaha -- one daily departure (for a total of three daily)

Southwest Airlines offers travelers the most consistently low fares, with deep discounts on advance purchase tickets. Philly fliers will now be able to take off to Hartford/Springfield for only $29 one-way with Southwest's 14-day advance purchase fare. Advance purchase fares from Philadelphia start at $79 one-way to Jacksonville and $99 one-way to Oakland.

Fares are available one-way and are combinable with all other fares. If combining with other fares, all ticketing restrictions apply. The fares are valid for travel from Oct. 31, 2004, through the end of Southwest's published schedule (currently Dec. 11, 2004).

For advance purchase fares, tickets must be purchased at least 14 days before departure. Seats are limited and will not be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods. Fares do not include a $3.10 federal segment tax per takeoff and landing. 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. Fares are subject to change until ticketed. Tickets are nonrefundable but (except for tickets purchased through our Group Tickets program) may be applied toward the purchase of future travel on Southwest Airlines. Fares are valid on published, scheduled service only. Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Fares are not necessarily common rated in Houston, the Bay Area, or the Los Angeles Basin.

Southwest Airlines' web site, , offers some of the industry's lowest online airfares. Customers with an electronic "Ticketless" reservation also may print a Boarding Pass on their day of travel directly from the airline's web site.

Southwest Airlines is the nation's largest carrier in terms of scheduled domestic departures. The airline currently serves 60 airports in 59 cities in 31 states. Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates over 2,800 flights a day and has 34,000 employees systemwide.

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