Southwest Airlines Offers $35 One-Way Fares for 72-Hours

Southwest Makes The Call: Touchdown for Customers!

Oct 18, 2011, 06:00 ET from Southwest Airlines

DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), low fares are the right call.  For 72-hours only, Customers can score one-way tickets for $35, $65, $95 or $125 to select destinations, based on length of travel. For travel 451 to 1,000 miles, fares are $65 one-way. For travel 1,001 to 1,500 miles, fares are $95 one-way. For travel 1,501 or more miles, fares are $125 one-way. These incredibly low fares are available for purchase through 11:59 p.m. PDT October 20, 2011, for travel beginning Nov. 30 through Dec. 14, 2011 and Jan. 4 through Feb. 15, 2012. To see the list of available cities, prices, and to take advantage of these special fares, visit

"Southwest Airlines is kicking off the winter travel season by offering even lower fares," 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 these low fares include (see Fare Rules below):

  • $35 one-way between Chicago Midway and Nashville
  • $65 one-way between Denver and Las Vegas
  • $95 one-way between Austin and Ft. Lauderdale
  • $125 one-way between Baltimore/Washington and Los Angeles

As a part of the effort to spread low fares farther through the integration of two airlines, AirTran Airways, Southwest's wholly owned subsidiary, launched a parallel fare sale today. AirTran is kicking off a sale with the same low fares. AirTran's fares along with terms and conditions can be found at

In its 40th year of service, Southwest 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 and has recently acquired AirTran Airways, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest serves 72 cities in 37 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 to read the Southwest Airlines One Report(TM). Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates more than 3,400 flights a day and has more than 35,000 Employees systemwide.


Fares are available on or only. Southwest Airlines sale fares are available for purchase from Oct. 18, 2011, through 11:59 pm PDT Oct. 20, 2011. Travel must take place between Nov. 30 through Dec. 14, 2011 and Jan. 4 through Feb. 15, 2012. Travel valid every day except Sundays. Fares do not include a federal excise tax of $3.70 per takeoff and landing.  Fares do not include airport-assessed passenger facility charges (PFC) of up to $9.00 and U.S. government-imposed September 11th Security Fee of up to $5.00 one-way.  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 combinable fares; however, fares are not combinable with Senior Fares.  When combining fares, all rules and restrictions apply.  Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied 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.

SOURCE Southwest Airlines