'LUV Is In The Air' With These Low Southwest And AirTran Fares -- Starting At $49 One-Way To Select Nonstop Destinations Nationwide

Tue Feb 5, 2013 3:00pm EST

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Airlines Launch Three-Day 'LUV SALE' for Spring and Summer Travel




DALLAS,  Feb. 5, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines  (NYSE: LUV) and
wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways spread the LUV today with a three-day
LUV Sale with sweet one-way nonstop fares available for  $49,  $89,  $119, or 
$149  to select destinations, based on length of travel. For travel up to 500
miles, fares are  $49  one-way. For travel 501 to 1,000 miles, fares are  $89 
one-way. For travel 1,001 to 1,500 miles, fares are  $119  one-way. For travel
1,501 miles or more, fares are  $149.  These incredibly  low fares  are
available for purchase on  southwest.com  and  airtran.com  today through 
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013,  11:59 p.m.  for the respective time zone of the
originating city.  Fares are available for travel every day of the week except
for Sundays beginning  April 3 through June 8, 2013  (blackout dates apply). To
see the list of available cities, prices, and to take advantage of these special
fares, visit  www.southwest.comand  airtran.com.

"Southwest Airlines is thrilled to offer even lower fares for the spring and
summer travel season," said  Kevin Krone, Southwest Airlines Vice President of
Marketing, Sales, and Distribution. "We love the excitement our Customers have
for our sales, and we are proud that Southwest remains committed to providing
low fares to Customers across the nation."                         

Examples of Southwest Airlines' low fares include (see Fare Rules below):

* $49  one-way nonstop between  Los Angeles  and Las Vegas   
* $89  one-way nonstop between Baltimore/Washington and Chicago Midway  
* $119  one-way nonstop between  Atlanta  and  Denver
* $149  one-way nonstop between  Phoenix  and  Atlanta

Examples of AirTran Airways' low fares include (see Fare Rules below):

* $49  one-way nonstop between  Atlanta  and  Orlando
* $89  one-way nonstop between Baltimore/Washington and Ft. Myers  
* $119  one-way nonstop between  Milwaukee  and  Tampa Bay
* $149  one-way nonstop between  Atlanta  and  Los Angeles

AirTran's fares along with terms and conditions can be found at 
www.airtran.com.

ABOUT SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
In its 42nd  year of service,  Dallas-based Southwest Airlines  (NYSE: LUV) 
continues to differentiate itself from other carriers with exemplary Customer
Service delivered by nearly 46,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers
annually.  Southwest is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating
passengers boarded, and including wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways,
operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world to serve 97
destinations in 41 states, the  District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of 
Puerto Rico, and six near-international countries. Southwest is one of the most
honored airlines in the world, known for its commitment to the triple bottom
line of Performance, People and Planet.  To read about how Southwest is doing
its part to be a good corporate citizen, visit  southwest.com/citizenship  to
read the Southwest Airlines One Report.  

Southwest Airlines
From its first flights on  June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of
unprecedented affordability in air travel quantified by the U.S. Department of
Transportation as "The Southwest Effect," a lowering of fares and increase in
passenger traffic wherever the carrier serves.  On every flight, Southwest
offers Customers the first two pieces of checked luggage (weight and size
limitations apply) and all ticket changes without additional fees. Southwest's
all Boeing fleet consistently offers leather seating and the comfort of
full-size cabins, many of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi
connectivity and a new, eco-friendly cabin interior.  With 40 consecutive years
of profitability, the People of Southwest operate more than 3,100 flights a day
and serve communities around 78 airports in Southwest's network of domestic
destinations.  Southwest Airlines' frequent flights and low fares are available
only at  southwest.com.

AirTran Airways
AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co., offers
coast-to-coast and near-international service with close to 600 flights a day to
54 destinations.  The carrier's high-quality product includes assigned seating
and Business Class. As Southwest continues to integrate AirTran's People,
places, and planes into Southwest Airlines, Customers of both carriers may book
flights at  airtran.com  and exchange earned loyalty points between both
AirTran's A+ Rewards and Southwest's Rapid Rewards for reward travel on either
airline.

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES FARE RULES
Fares are available only on  www.southwest.com  and can be purchased today
through  Feb. 7, 2013, at  11:59 p.m.  for the respective time zone of the
originating city.  Travel must take place between  April 3, 2013, and  June 8,
2013. Fares are available for travel every day except Sunday. Blackout dates
systemwide include  May 10,  May 17,  May 23 through 24, and  May 27 through 28,
2013.  Additional blackout dates for travel to  Boston,  Providence, and 
Manchester  include  April 12 through 13, and  April 15 through 16, 2013.  Seats
are limited. Fares may vary by destinations, flight, and day of week and won't
be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and
holiday periods. Connecting itinerates might be slightly higher due to
government imposed taxes. Fares are available for one-way travel. Fares may be
combined with other Southwest combinable fares, except Senior Fares. When
combining fares, the most restrictive fare rules apply. Fares are nonrefundable
but may be applied, if unused, toward the purchase of future travel on Southwest
Airlines.  Fares are not available through the Group Desk.  Any change in the
itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Standby travel requires an upgrade
to the Anytime fare. Fares are subject to change until ticketed. Fares are valid
on published, scheduled service only. Government-imposed taxes and fees are now
included in the advertised fare. To comply with new government regulations, all
airlines must include government-imposed taxes and fees in advertised air fares.

AIRTRAN AIRWAYS FARE RULES   
Fares are available only at  airtran.com  and can be purchased today through 
Feb. 7, 2013, at  11:59 p.m.  for the respective time zone of the originating
city.  Travel must take place between  April 3, 2013, and  June 8, 2013. Fares
are available for travel every day except Sunday. Blackout dates systemwide
include  May 10,  May 17,  May 23 through 24, and  May 27 through 28, 2013. 
Blackout dates for travel to  Boston  include  April 12 through 13, and  April
15 through 16, 2013. Service to  Flint, Michigan;  Portland, Maine;  Rochester,
New York; and  Charlotte, North Carolina  will no longer be available after 
April 14, 2013. Displayed prices include all government taxes and fees. A first
bag may be checked for a fee of  $20  each way and a second bag may be checked
for a fee of  $35  each way. Reservations may be made via AirTran Airways'
Telephone Reservations Center for a fee of  $15. Reservations may also be
changed via AirTran Airways' Telephone Reservations Center for a  $15  fee plus
any applicable change fees and fare differences. Fares may be combined with
other AirTran Airways combinable fares.  If combining with other fares, the most
restrictive fare's rules apply. When combining fares, all rules and restrictions
apply. All fares are non-refundable and a  $75  fee per person applies to any
change made after purchase, plus any applicable increase in airfare.  Seats are
limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights.
Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares may
vary by destinations, flight, and day of week and won't be available on some
flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods. Fares
are nonrefundable but may be applied toward the purchase of future travel on
AirTran Airways after applicable change fees and fare differences.  Fares are
not available through the Group Desk.  Any change in the itinerary may result in
an increase in fare. Fares are valid on published, scheduled service only.  



www.southwest.com

SOURCE  Southwest Airlines


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