Southwest Airlines Nonstop Service Linking Los Angeles (LAX) And Costa Rica Now Available At Southwest.com

Subject to Foreign Government Approval, Daily Service between LAX and Liberia/Guanacaste, Costa Rica, begins April 12, 2016, with one-way fares as low as $149

12 Jan, 2016, 09:00 ET from Southwest Airlines Co.

DALLAS, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today published its initial flight schedule for international service at Terminal 2, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with daily service beginning Tuesday, April 12, 2016, from LAX to Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport (LIR) in Liberia/Guanacaste, Costa Rica, subject to foreign government approval.  To celebrate the new route, the carrier is offering introductory one-way fares as low as $149 one-way (purchase today through Feb. 1, 2016, 11:59pm in the time zone of the originating city and travel from April 12 through May 25, 2016.  Please see additional fare rules below).  

Beginning April 12, 2016, Southwest® will offer daily, scheduled service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR), with the first northbound flight departing daily the following day.

Southwest Flight 6920

Departs 

Los Angeles (LAX)  

at

2:40 p.m. PST

Arrives 

Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR)

at

9:10 p.m. CST

Southwest Flight 6918

Departs 

Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR)

at 

9:15 a.m. CST

Arrives

Los Angeles (LAX) 

at

2:15 p.m. PST

Customers may book any of these new flights at Southwest.com or by phone at 800-I-FLY-SWA.

INTRODUCTORY FARE TERMS & CONDITIONS 

Purchase between Jan. 12 and Feb. 1, 2016, 11:59 p.m. in the respective time zone of the originating city.  International travel is valid daily from April 12 through May 25, 2016.  Fares are valid only on nonstop service between LAX and LIR and include all U.S. international government taxes and fees.  Rapid Rewards® Points bookings do not include taxes, fees, or other government/airport charges of at least $5.60 per one-way flight. 

Seats and days are limited.  Fares may vary by day of week and won't be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods.  Travel is available for one-way Wanna Get Away® Fares.  Fares may be combined with other Southwest® combinable fares.  If combining with other fares, the most restrictive fare rules apply.  Sale fares might be available on other days of the week, but that's not guaranteed.  Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward future travel on Southwest Airlines as long as the reservation is canceled at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled departure of the flight.  Failure to cancel prior to that time will result in forfeiture of remaining funds on the reservation.  Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare.  Standby travel requires an upgrade to the Anytime Fare.  Fares are subject to change until they are ticketed.  This offer only applies to published, scheduled service.

ABOUT SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO. 

In its 45th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 48,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually.  Southwest proudly operates a network of 97 destinations across the United States and seven additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season. 

Based on the U.S. Department of Transportation's most recent data, Southwest Airlines is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. The Company operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world, the majority of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi providing gate-to-gate connectivity.  That connectivity enables Customers to use their personal devices to view video on-demand movies and television shows, as well as nearly 20 channels of free, live TV compliments of our valued Partners. Southwest created Transfarency, a philosophy which treats Customers honestly and fairly, and in which low fares actually stay low. Southwest is the only major U.S. airline to offer bags fly free® to everyone (first and second checked pieces of luggage, size and weight limits apply, some airlines may allow free checked bags on select routes or for qualified circumstances), and there are no change fees, though fare differences might apply. In 2014, the airline proudly unveiled a bold new look:  Heart.  The new aircraft livery, airport experience, and logo, showcase the dedication of Southwest Employees to connect Customers with what's important in their lives. 

From its first flights on June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of unprecedented affordability in air travel described by the U.S. Department of Transportation as "The Southwest Effect," a lowering of fares and increase in passenger traffic whenever the carrier enters new markets.  With 42 consecutive years of profitability, Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for a triple bottom line approach that contributes to the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet. The 2014 Southwest Airlines One Report™ can be found at SouthwestOneReport.com.

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