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Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today it will begin service between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL) with two daily nonstop roundtrip flights starting
Sept. 30, 2012. To celebrate the new route, the carrier also announced a fare sale of
$139 one-way between the two nonstop markets when purchased only at
swabiz.com today through
Aug. 6, 2012, at
11:59 p.m. PT. This low fare is available for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays when travel takes place between
Oct. 2, 2012, and
Nov. 14, 2012 (blackout date of
Oct. 6, 2012, applies). To take advantage of this special fare, visit
Southwest Airlines began service to DCA on
July 8, 2012, with daily nonstop roundtrip service to
Austin. The new STL service is made possible by Southwest's recent purchase of four inside-perimeter slots at DCA.
Southwest Airlines also has been expanding its presence in
St. Louis, a market the carrier has served for more than 25 years. Southwest is the largest carrier at STL with DCA being its 34
th nonstop destination out of the market. Southwest recently added flights between STL and markets such as
New Orleans, Raleigh-Durham,
Seattle. The carrier also will begin service between
St. Louis and both New York LaGuardia and
San Antonio beginning
Aug. 12, 2012.
ABOUT SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.In its 42
nd 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 103 destinations in 41 states, the
District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of
Puerto Rico, six near-international countries, and employs more than 46,000 People.
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 3,400 flights a day and serves the communities around 74 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
ADDITIONAL FARE RULESFares are available only on
www.swabiz.com and can be purchased today, through
Aug. 6, 2012,
11:59 pm PT. Travel must take place between
Oct. 2, 2012, and
Nov. 14, 2012. Fares are valid for nonstop travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Blackout date applies for
Oct. 6, 2012. Seats are limited. Fares may vary by flight and day of week and won't be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods. Displayed prices include all government taxes and fees. Fares are available for one-way travel. Fares may be combined with other combinable fares, except 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