Customers of Southwest Airlines can still take advantage of discount air
fares. The airline is extending its cheap air fares systemwide. Customers
now can purchase cheap airline tickets through February 26, 2004, for
travel beginning February 13, 2004, through the end of the published
schedule (currently June 11, 2004).
“Our Customers have overwhelmingly responded to the discount air fares,”
said Joyce Rogge, senior vice president marketing for Southwest Airlines.
“With this extension of our air fare sale, Customers will be able to keep
enjoying travel for as little as $39 each way.”
Systemwide Sale (* fare rules below)
The fares range from $39 to $139 each way and vary by destination and day
of travel. Fares range from $39 to $99 each way on off-peak days (Tuesday,
Wednesday, and Saturday) and from $44 to $139 each way on the busier peak
days (Sunday, Monday, Thursday, and Friday). Some fare examples are shown
Sample Off-Peak Fares—$39 each way between Los Angeles and Phoenix and
between Baltimore/Washington and Norfolk/Southern Virginia.—$99 each
way between Baltimore/Washington and San Jose and between Detroit Metro
and Phoenix. Sample Peak Fares—$44 each way between Chicago Midway and
Indianapolis and between Seattle and Spokane.—$139 each way fares
between Seattle and Albuquerque and between Raleigh/Durham and Phoenix.
California (* fare rules below)
Air fares are just $39 each way in Southwest`s intra-California markets.
For example, Californians can enjoy the $39 each-way fares between Los
Angeles and Sacramento, between Burbank and Oakland, between Ontario and
San Jose, and between San Diego and Oakland.
Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas (* fare rules below)
Southwest Airlines also is offering Customers discount air fares for
travel within Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Customers will pay only $34
or $60 each way on select flights. For instance, Customers will pay only
$34 each way between Houston and San Antonio, between Amarillo and Dallas
Love Field, and between Austin and Lubbock. Examples of the $60 each-way
airline fares are between Oklahoma City and San Antonio, between Austin
and El Paso, and between Little Rock and Tulsa.
Fares are only available each way with roundtrip purchase and require an
overnight stay (any night). The fares are available for purchase Jan. 30,
2004, through Feb. 26, 2004, and are valid for travel from Feb. 13, 2004,
through the end of the published schedule (currently June 11, 2004).
Roundtrip tickets must be purchased within one day of making reservations
and 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 such as Memorial Day. Blackout dates apply to all Florida
markets on March 18, 2004, through April 11, 2004. 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 $18
roundtrip and U.S. government imposed September 11th Security Fees of up
to $10 roundtrip per person. 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 could result in an increase in fare. Fares
are not necessarily common rated in Houston, the Bay Area, or the LA Basin.
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 .