Tick, tock, get ‘em while they’re hot! Southwest Airlines today announced that it is lowering fares to and from the seven airports the airline serves in Florida (Panama City Beach, Tampa Bay, Ft. Meyers/Naples, Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Jacksonville) and select destinations nationwide (see fare rules below). These low fares are available for purchase only at southwest.com or swabiz.com today, April 17, 2012, until 11:59 p.m. PT. Fares are available for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between May 1–23, 2012. To see the list of markets, prices, and to take advantage of these special fares, visit www.southwest.com .

Examples of fares* include (see Additional Fare Rules below):

  • $78 one-way between Nashville and Panama City Beach, Fla.
  • $117 one-way between Indianapolis and Orlando
  • $127 one-way between Long Island MacArthur Airport and West Palm Beach

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 acquired AirTran Airways, now a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest serves 73 cities in 38 states and remains 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 southwest.com/citizenship to read the Southwest Airlines One Report(TM). Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates more than 3,200 flights a day and has more than 37,000 Employees.

ADDITIONAL FARE RULES

Fares are available only on www.southwest.com and www.swabiz.com and can be purchased today, April 17, 2012, by 11:59 pm PT. Travel must take place between May 1– 23, 2012. Fares are valid for travel only on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Offer is available to/from select destinations. 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 applicable fares, except Senior Fares. When combining fares, all rules and restrictions apply. Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied, if unused, 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.

* Government-imposed taxes and fees are now included in the advertised fare. To comply with new government regulations, all airlines must include government-imposed taxes and fees in advertised air fares.