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AirTran Airways Launches Fare Sale To Destinations Nationwide

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

AirTran Airways Launches Fare Sale To Destinations Nationwide12:29 EDT Tuesday, September 18, 2012Airline Offers Sale Fares as Low as $69 One-WayDALLAS, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), today announced a fare sale offering Customers air fares starting as low as $69 one-way to destinations nationwide (see Fare Rules below). These low fares are available today through Sept. 28, 2012, 11:59 p.m. PT, for domestic travel every day of the week beginning Sept. 28, 2012 through Feb. 14, 2013 (blackout dates apply and 10-day advance purchase required).Travelers may purchase these sale fares at www.airtran.com, from their local travel agent, or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For reservations in Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842.Examples of these one-way, low fares* include (see Fare Rules below):$69 one-way between Atlanta and Pensacola $79 one-way between Reagan Washington National and Milwaukee $89 one-way between Ft. Lauderdale and San Juan $109 one-way between Philadelphia and Tampa BayABOUT SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.In its 42nd year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other low-fare carriers by providing a reliable product with exemplary Customer Service.  Including wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways, the Company now serves 97 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, six near-international countries, and employs more than 46,000 People.Visit southwest.com/citizenship to read the Southwest Airlines One Report? and see how Southwest is doing its part to be a good citizen while underscoring a commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People, and Planet. Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines, one of the most honored airlines in the world, is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded.  Southwest currently operates more than 3,200 flights a day and serves the communities around 76 airports in Southwest's network of domestic destinations.  To book a flight, visit southwest.com.AirTran AirwaysAirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co., has been ranked the top airline in the Airline Quality Rating study three times in the past five years. AirTran offers coast-to-coast and near-international service with nearly 700 flights a day on North America's newest all-Boeing fleet. The airline's low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating and Business Class. To book a flight, visit airtran.com.Fare Rules    One-way fares can be purchased today through Sept. 28, 2012, 11:59 p.m. PT. Travel must take place between Sept. 28, 2012, and Feb. 14, 2013. Fares require 10-day advance purchase. Travel valid every day of the week.  Blackout dates include Nov. 16 through Nov. 21, Nov. 23 through Nov. 26, Dec. 20 through Dec. 23, and Dec. 26, 2012 through Jan. 2, 2013.  Service to Des Moines will no longer be available after Sept. 29, 2012.  Service to Key West will no longer be available after Nov. 3, 2012. Service to Phoenix will no longer be available after Jan. 4, 2013.  Displayed prices include all government taxes and fees (included in asterisked footnote below). A first bag may be checked for a fee of $20 each way and a second bag may be checked for a fee of $25 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. * 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.airtran.comMedia: Please call Communications (214) 792-4847 Customers: Please call 800-Air-Tran (800-247-8726)SOURCE AirTran Airways