Southwest Celebrates 400th Boeing 737 Delivery

Southwest Airlines Chief
Executive Officer, Jim Parker, announced plans to add new nonstop flights
and enhance existing nonstop flights in many Southwest Airlines markets.
Parker made the announcement today during a news conference onboard
Southwest’s 400th plane to enter its fleet. The Company celebrated the
major milestone by flying the brand new Boeing 737 to New York for a media
event. To take advantage of this great new service and affordable fares go
to
http://www.southwest.com/jp/luvhome.shtml?src=PR_newSepOct_service_061704 .
“Southwest Airlines is accepting delivery of several new aircraft this
Fall which will be utilized to support this tremendous growth,” said
Parker. “Southwest Airlines’ Customers have exhibited high demand, and
these new flights will give our Customers more options.”

The 18 new and added flights break down as follows: Beginning September
15, 2004:—One new daily nonstop flight between Tampa Bay and Buffalo—
One additional daily nonstop flight between Tampa Bay and Manchester (for
a total of three)—One additional daily nonstop flight between Orlando
and Raleigh- Durham (for a total of two)—One additional daily nonstop
flight between Orlando and Providence (for a total of five)—One
additional daily nonstop flight between Orlando and Buffalo (for a total
of two)—One additional daily nonstop flight between Ft. Lauderdale and
Baltimore/Washington (for a total of five)—One additional daily nonstop
flight between Ft. Lauderdale and Long Island/Islip (for a total of three)
—One additional daily nonstop flight between Phoenix and Indianapolis
(for a total of two)—One additional daily nonstop flight between
Phoenix and Oakland (for a total of seven)—One additional daily nonstop
flight between Phoenix and Sacramento (for a total of seven)—Two
additional daily nonstop flights between San Diego and Oakland (for a
total of 17)—One additional daily nonstop flight between San Diego and
Sacramento (for a total of 14) Beginning October 4, 2004:—One new daily
nonstop flight between Houston Hobby and Oakland—One additional daily
nonstop flight between Houston Hobby and Chicago Midway (for a total of
four)—One additional daily nonstop flight between Orlando and Hartford
(for a total of three)—Two additional daily nonstop flights between
Orlando and St. Louis (for a total of five)

“Not only will Customers have more flights to choose from, but for a
limited time Southwest Airlines Customers can book these new flights at
just $99 one-way (applies to the new Tampa Bay/Buffalo and Houston
Hobby/Oakland nonstop flights only),” Parker said. “Customers can take
advantage of Southwest’s regular low fares and even lower advance purchase
fares on these flights by booking now through southwest.com.”

The discounted one-way fares for service beginning Sept. 15, 2004, are
available for sale now through Sept. 15, 2004. The discounted one-way
fares for service beginning Oct. 4, 2004, are available for purchase now
through Oct. 4, 2004. The discounted fares are valid for travel through
the end of Southwest’s published schedule (currently Oct. 29, 2004).
Tickets must be purchased at least seven days before departure and within
one day of making reservations. Fares are available one-way and are
combinable with all other fares. If combining with other fares, the most
restrictive fare’s rules apply. Seats are limited and may not be available
on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday
periods. Fares do not include up to 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. Discount 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 could result in
an increase in fare. Fares are not necessarily common rated in Houston,
the Bay Area, or the LA Basin.
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