Southwest Airlines Opens Baseball Season With Double-Header of Internet Fare Sales

Game One: $30 Anniversary Fares in 60 Select Markets;

Game Two: $99 or Less Nationwide



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from Southwest Airlines

    DALLAS, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE:   LUV) hit one
 out of the park today, announcing a double-header of fare sales available only
 at www.southwest.com.  In game one, Customers head to home plate with
 Anniversary Specials for only $30 one-way in 60 select markets.  In game two,
 Customers round the bases with Click 'n Save Specials to any Southwest
 destination with fares of $99 or less one-way.  Admission to both games can be
 purchased only at the airline's ballpark, www.southwest.com.
     "It's a grand slam for summer travelers!" declared Joyce Rogge,
 Southwest's vice president of marketing.  "With Anniversary fares as low as
 $30 one-way, baseball fans can give their team the home-field advantage at an
 away game."
     Southwest extended its $30 Anniversary one-way fares to 60 select markets,
 including some of the airline's most popular routes.  For example, the fare is
 available on flights between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, between Austin and
 Dallas, between Chicago and St. Louis, and between Buffalo and
 Baltimore/Washington.  Customers can find a complete list of Anniversary
 destinations online at www.southwest.com/hotfares/.
     The $30 one-way and $99 or less one-way fares are on sale now until
 midnight (PDT) on April 12 for travel beginning April 17.  Travel on the $30
 one-way fares must take place by May 23, and the travel on the $99 or less
 one-way fares must take place by Sept. 10. T he fares are available for
 purchase only at www.southwest.com.  These fares are combinable with any of
 Southwest's other fares, and if combined, the most restrictive fare's
 conditions apply.  Tickets must be purchased at least seven days before
 departure.  Fares do not include airport-assessed passenger facility charges
 of up to $18 roundtrip and a federal tax of $2.75 per takeoff and landing.
 Tickets are nonrefundable, but unused tickets may be applied toward the
 purchase of future travel on Southwest.  Seats are limited and may not be
 available on some flights that operate during peak or holiday travel times,
 such as Memorial Day and Independence Day.  Fares are subject to change until
 ticketed, and any change in itinerary could result in an increase in the fare.
 Fares are not necessarily common rated in Houston, the San Francisco Bay area,
 or the Los Angeles Basin area.  Orange County's John Wayne Airport and Houston
 Intercontinental Airport are not included in this sale.
     By booking reservations on Southwest's Web site, Customers also can earn
 double flight credit in the airline's frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards,
 for each ticket purchased.  Members need accumulate only 16 flight credits
 within 12 consecutive months to earn a free ticket anywhere Southwest flies.
 Normally this would require eight roundtrip flights, but Customers who book
 online can earn the credit in half the time.
     Southwest Airlines, the nation's fourth largest carrier in terms of
 Customer boardings, serves 57 cities in 29 states.  The airline currently has
 more than 30,000 Employees and operates more than 2,750 flights a day.
 www.southwest.com
 
 

SOURCE Southwest Airlines
    DALLAS, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE:   LUV) hit one
 out of the park today, announcing a double-header of fare sales available only
 at www.southwest.com.  In game one, Customers head to home plate with
 Anniversary Specials for only $30 one-way in 60 select markets.  In game two,
 Customers round the bases with Click 'n Save Specials to any Southwest
 destination with fares of $99 or less one-way.  Admission to both games can be
 purchased only at the airline's ballpark, www.southwest.com.
     "It's a grand slam for summer travelers!" declared Joyce Rogge,
 Southwest's vice president of marketing.  "With Anniversary fares as low as
 $30 one-way, baseball fans can give their team the home-field advantage at an
 away game."
     Southwest extended its $30 Anniversary one-way fares to 60 select markets,
 including some of the airline's most popular routes.  For example, the fare is
 available on flights between Las Vegas and Los Angeles, between Austin and
 Dallas, between Chicago and St. Louis, and between Buffalo and
 Baltimore/Washington.  Customers can find a complete list of Anniversary
 destinations online at www.southwest.com/hotfares/.
     The $30 one-way and $99 or less one-way fares are on sale now until
 midnight (PDT) on April 12 for travel beginning April 17.  Travel on the $30
 one-way fares must take place by May 23, and the travel on the $99 or less
 one-way fares must take place by Sept. 10. T he fares are available for
 purchase only at www.southwest.com.  These fares are combinable with any of
 Southwest's other fares, and if combined, the most restrictive fare's
 conditions apply.  Tickets must be purchased at least seven days before
 departure.  Fares do not include airport-assessed passenger facility charges
 of up to $18 roundtrip and a federal tax of $2.75 per takeoff and landing.
 Tickets are nonrefundable, but unused tickets may be applied toward the
 purchase of future travel on Southwest.  Seats are limited and may not be
 available on some flights that operate during peak or holiday travel times,
 such as Memorial Day and Independence Day.  Fares are subject to change until
 ticketed, and any change in itinerary could result in an increase in the fare.
 Fares are not necessarily common rated in Houston, the San Francisco Bay area,
 or the Los Angeles Basin area.  Orange County's John Wayne Airport and Houston
 Intercontinental Airport are not included in this sale.
     By booking reservations on Southwest's Web site, Customers also can earn
 double flight credit in the airline's frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards,
 for each ticket purchased.  Members need accumulate only 16 flight credits
 within 12 consecutive months to earn a free ticket anywhere Southwest flies.
 Normally this would require eight roundtrip flights, but Customers who book
 online can earn the credit in half the time.
     Southwest Airlines, the nation's fourth largest carrier in terms of
 Customer boardings, serves 57 cities in 29 states.  The airline currently has
 more than 30,000 Employees and operates more than 2,750 flights a day.
 www.southwest.com
 
 SOURCE  Southwest Airlines