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Southwest Airlines Launches Nationwide Fare Sale

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Southwest Airlines Launches Nationwide Fare Sale06:00 EDT Tuesday, July 10, 2012Airline Reduces Fall Travel Fares as Low as $69 One-WayDALLAS, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is lowering fall fares! The airline announced today a fare sale offering Customers air fares starting as low as $69 one-way to select destinations nationwide (see fare rules below). These low fares are available for purchase only at southwest.com or swabiz.com today through July 20, 2012, 11:59 p.m. PT.  The fares are available for travel every day of the week except Sundays, between Aug. 20 and Dec. 14, 2012 (blackout dates apply). To see the list of markets, prices, and to take advantage of these special fares, visit www.southwest.com. Examples of fares* include (see Additional Fare Rules below):$69 one-way between Baltimore/Washington and Boston Logan $69 one-way between San Diego and Phoenix $79 one-way between Atlanta and New Orleans $89 one-way between Milwaukee and Orlando $109 one-way between Denver and Chicago MidwaySouthwest Airlines continues to differentiate itself from other low-fare carriers?offering a reliable product with exemplary Customer Service. Southwest Airlines is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. Southwest serves 73 cities in 38 states and 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 more about how Southwest is doing its part to be a good citizen, visit southwest.com/citizenship to read the Southwest Airlines One Report?. Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates more than 3,400 flights a day and has more than 46,000 Employees systemwide.ADDITIONAL FARE RULESFares are available only on www.southwest.com and www.swabiz.com and can be purchased today through July 20, 2012, at 11:59 p.m. PT.  Travel must take place between Aug. 20 and Dec. 14, 2012. Fares are valid for travel every day except Sundays.  Blackout dates include Sept. 3, Nov. 17, Nov. 20-21, and Nov. 24-26, 2012.  Offer is unavailable for travel to or from Akron-Canton, Dayton, Buffalo, Washington D.C. (Dulles), Washington D.C. (Reagan National), and Des Moines.  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. 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.www.southwest.comSOURCE Southwest AirlinesFor further information: Southwest Airlines Public Relations at +1-214-792-4847