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Southwest unveils Denver details

Southwest Airlines has unveiled its fares and flight schedule to and from new destination - Denver.Customers can purchase tickets for the new service with airfares beginning as low as $59 one-way—or sometimes even lower for subscribers to Southwest’s E-mail Click ‘n Save
specials or users of Southwest’s downloaded DING! software program.

Southwest Airlines will begin its Denver service Jan. 3, 2006, with a
total of 13 daily nonstop departures to the following cities: Chicago Midway
(the downtown airport) (four daily), Las Vegas (five daily), and Phoenix (four
daily).  The airline will offer direct or connecting service to 36 other
destinations, such as Baltimore/Washington, Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood,
Seattle/Tacoma, and Pittsburgh.  Southwest will occupy two gates in the C
Concourse and will initially have about 40 local Employees.
  “These destinations are just the beginning for Southwest in Denver; we
look forward to growing with the demand here,” said Gary Kelly, Southwest’s
Chief Executive Officer.  “Denver is a market that has been a significant gap
in Southwest’s system for many years; and we can now connect Denver Customers
into our coast-to-coast operations.”

“Southwest Airlines enters the Denver market as the low fare and Customer
satisfaction leader, and we are bringing our most valuable asset, our
hospitable and caring Employees—the best in the industry,” Kelly said.
“But we are not only here as the low air fare provider.  We’re also here to
become an active and contributory member of this vibrant community.”