Tuesday, March 20, 2012

AirTran Airways "Hooray for Spring" Sale!

Today, AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), announced a fare sale offering Customers air fares starting as low as $69* one-way to select destinations (see Fare Rules below). These low fares are available for purchase today through March 29, 2012, 11:59 p.m. PDT, for travel beginning April 3 through June 27, 2012, with a required 10-day advance purchase.

Travelers may purchase these sale fares at www.airtran.com , from their local travel agent, or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For reservations in Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842.
Examples of these one-way, low fares* include (see Fare Rules below):
  • $69 one-way between Akron-Canton and New York LaGuardia
  • $69 one-way between Atlanta and Sarasota
  • $95 one-way between Chicago Midway and Pittsburgh
  • $106 one-way between Baltimore/Washington and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood
AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co., has been ranked the top airline in the Airline Quality Rating study twice in the past four years. AirTran offers Gogo Inflight Internet Connectivity and coast-to-coast service on North America's newest all-Boeing fleet. The airline's low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating, and Business Class.

Fare Rules    
One-way fares can be purchased today through March 29, 2012, 11:59 pm PDT, with a 10-day advance purchase required.  Travel must take place between April 3, and June 27, 2012. Travel to/from Florida not available for travel April 3 through April 16, 2012. Travel valid only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Displayed prices are inclusive of all government taxes and fees. All fares are non-refundable and a $75 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase, plus any applicable increase in airfare. Travel to/from San Juan, Puerto Rico and international destinations are excluded from this offer.  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. A first bag may be checked for a fee of $20 each way and a second bag may be checked for a fee of $25 each way. Reservations may be made via AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for a fee of $15. Reservations may also be changed via AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for a $15 fee plus any applicable change fees and fare differences. Fares may be combined with other combinable fares. When combining fares, all rules and restrictions apply. Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward the purchase of future travel on AirTran Airways after applicable change fees and fare differences.  Fares are not available through the Group Desk.  Any change in the itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Fares are valid on published, scheduled service only. Travel to and from Knoxville, TN not available after May 31, 2012. Travel to and from Bloomington/Normal, IL, Charleston, WV, Washington, D.C. (Dulles), and Miami, FL not available after June 2, 2012.

* 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.