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May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced new service beginning in November to
Pensacola, Fla., and
Richmond, Va., completing the planned arrival of Southwest's Low Fares and Legendary Customer Service in 89 domestic destinations, including all previously served by wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways.
To celebrate the new service, Southwest Airlines is launching a fare sale, offering nonstop flights starting as low as
$79 one-way. These low fares are available for purchase on
southwest.com today through
Monday, May 13, 2013,
11:59 p.m. in the respective time zone of the originating city.
The new nonstop service offered on both carriers comes as Customers are able to purchase itineraries among the two airlines' combined 97 destinations, including international airports, in one transaction.
Beginning Sunday, Nov. 3, Southwest Airlines will fly nonstop between:
Memphis and Baltimore/Washington, Houston (Hobby), Orlando, Chicago ( Midway), and Tampa Bay
Pensacola and Nashville and Houston (Hobby)
Richmondand Orlando (AirTran Airways will continue to operate nonstop service between Richmond and Atlanta.)
AirTran Airways will start service between
Houston (Hobby), and
Aug. 11, 2013.
Also timed with the extension of the flight schedule, AirTran Airways will begin new service in four airports in November. Customers traveling in
Louisville, Ky., and
Norfolk, Va., may purchase the new service on AirTran through
Beginning Sunday, Nov. 3, AirTran Airways will fly nonstop between:
Oklahoma City and Atlanta and Chicago ( Midway)
Hartford/ Springfield and Atlanta
Louisville and Atlanta
Norfolk/ Virginia Beachand Atlanta
Southwest Airlines and wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways, in addition to providing new destinations, added nonstop routes to and from airports they currently serve.