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Spring Into Action! Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Through Early April 2016

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Carrier celebrates new nonstop service for Metro Washington, D.C., with fares as low as $69 one-way*

Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is getting into spring fever by extending its flight schedule through April 11, 2016. To help Customers plan travel for spring break and beyond, the carrier is offering special pricing on new flights connecting:

Atlanta and Washington, D.C. (Dulles)

one-way as low as $69

Omaha and Washington, D.C. (Reagan National)

one-way as low as $89

Customers may take advantage of these low fares by booking today through Aug. 14, 2015, 11:59 p.m., in the respective time zone of the originating city for travel March 10 through April 11, 2016.  See complete fare rules, conditions, and exclusions below.

The new, daily service between Omaha and Washington, D.C. (Reagan National) will bring Omaha's only nonstop flight to the heart of the nation's capital using large Boeing 737 aircraft. The carrier also is linking Atlanta and Washington, D.C. (Dulles), with daily nonstop service.

Customers may book any of these new flights now at or by phone through 800-I-FLY-SWA


Purchase from Aug. 11 through Aug. 14, 2015, 11:59 p.m. in the respective time zone of the originating city.  Travel between March 10 and April 11, 2016.  Travel is not valid on Fridays or Sundays and is valid only on nonstop service. Displayed prices include all U.S. and government taxes and fees. Seats are limited. Fares may vary by destination, flight, and day of week and won't be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods.  Travel is available for one-way Wanna Get Away® Fares. Fares may be combined with other Southwest Airlines combinable fares. If combining with other fares, the most restrictive fare's rules apply. Sale fares may be available on other days of week, but not guaranteed. Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward future travel on Southwest Airlines, so long as you cancel your reservations at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled departure of your flight.  Failure to cancel prior to departure will result in forfeiture of remaining funds on the reservation. Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Standby travel requires an upgrade to the Anytime Fare®. Fares are subject to change until ticketed. Offer applies to published, scheduled service only.


In its 45th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 47,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually.  Southwest operates more than 3,600 flights a day, serving 95 destinations across the United States and six additional countries.  Southwest service to Belize City, Belize, begins Oct. 15, 2015, and Liberia, Costa Rica, on Nov. 1, 2015, both routes are subject to foreign government approval.

Based on the U.S. Department of Transportation's most recent data, Southwest Airlines is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. The Company operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world, the majority of which are equipped with satellite-based WiFi providing gate-to-gate connectivity while over the United States.  That connectivity enables Customers to use their personal devices to access streaming music provided by Apple Music or to view video on-demand movies and television shows, as well as nearly 20 channels of free, live TV compliments of our valued Partners. *Southwest is the only major U.S. airline to offer bags fly free®  to everyone (first and second checked pieces of luggage, size and weight limits apply, some airlines may allow free checked bags on select routes or for qualified circumstances), and there are no change fees, though fare differences might apply. In 2014, the airline proudly unveiled a bold new look:  Heart.  The new aircraft livery, airport experience, and logo, showcase the dedication of Southwest Employees to connect Customers with what's important in their lives.

From its first flights on June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of unprecedented affordability in air travel described by the U.S. Department of Transportation as "The Southwest Effect," a lowering of fares and increase in passenger traffic whenever the carrier enters new markets.  With 42 consecutive years of profitability, Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for a triple bottom line approach that contributes to the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet. The 2014 Southwest Airlines One Report™ can be found at

Book Southwest Airlines' low fares online at or by phone at 800-I-FLY-SWA.


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