Southwest Airlines Gives Customers What They Want….

Airline Adds Flights in 42 City-pairs, Including New Orleans

DALLAS, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) announced today the addition of 49 new flights in 42 city-pairs across the nation, eight of which will serve New Orleans. The new flights will be added in two installments. To take advantage of this new Southwest Airlines service and super low fares, visit: http://www.southwest.com/jp/luvhome.shtml?src=PR_newservice_102705

“Southwest Airlines Customers are traveling at record rates, and they’re asking for more flights,” said Joyce Rogge, Southwest Airline’s Senior Vice President of Marketing. “We’re simply giving our Customers what they want.”

The 49 additional flights break down as follows:

BEGINNING NOVEMBER 12, 2005
New Orleans Service:
* Two new daily nonstop roundtrips between New Orleans and Dallas Love
Field.
* Two new daily nonstop roundtrips between New Orleans and Nashville.
* Two new daily nonstop roundtrips between New Orleans and Orlando.
* Two new daily nonstop roundtrips between New Orleans and Tampa Bay.
* Previously announced: One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between
New Orleans and Houston (for a total of five daily).

Other New Service:
* One new daily nonstop roundtrip between Las Vegas and Oklahoma City.
* One new daily nonstop roundtrip between Las Vegas and Providence.
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Las Vegas and Spokane
(for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Las Vegas and St. Louis
(for a total of two daily).

“We are especially pleased to see demand increasing in New Orleans,” said Rogge. “Our load factors have been high, and we are pleased to be rebuilding our New Orleans service. As aircraft availability permits, Southwest Airlines will continue to adjust its New Orleans flight schedule to respond to increasing Customer demand.”

BEGINNING FEBRUARY 5, 2006 (due to schedule adjustments)
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Albuquerque and Houston
Hobby (for a total of three daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Albuquerque and Oakland
(for a total of three daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Austin and Nashville
(for a total of three daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Austin and San Diego
(for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Birmingham and Orlando
(for a total of two daily).
* Two additional daily nonstop roundtrips between Burbank and Oakland
(for a total of 16 daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Chicago Midway and
Philadelphia (for a total of eight daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Chicago Midway and
Sacramento (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Ft.
Lauderdale/Hollywood and Houston (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Houston Hobby and
Philadelphia (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Houston Hobby and Tampa
Bay (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Indianapolis and Kansas
City (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Jacksonville and
Philadelphia (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Jacksonville and Tampa
Bay (for a total of three daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Kansas City and San
Diego (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Kansas City and St.
Louis (for a total of six daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Kansas City and Tampa
Bay (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Las Vegas and
Philadelphia (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Las Vegas and Tucson
(for a total of six daily).
* Two additional daily nonstop roundtrips between Long Island/Islip and
Chicago Midway (for a total of seven daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Nashville and Ft.
Lauderdale/Hollywood (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Nashville and
Jacksonville (for a total of four daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Nashville and Las Vegas
(for a total of four daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Nashville and Orlando
(for a total of five daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Nashville and San
Antonio (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Nashville and Tampa Bay
(for a total of five daily).
* Two additional daily nonstop roundtrips between Oakland and San Diego
(for a total of 20 daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Oakland and Orange
County (for a total of nine daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Orlando and San Antonio
(for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Philadelphia and
Phoenix (for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Philadelphia and
Pittsburgh (for a total of seven daily).
* One new daily nonstop roundtrip between San Diego and San Antonio.
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between St. Louis and Tampa Bay
(for a total of two daily).
* One additional daily nonstop roundtrip between Tampa Bay and Ft.
Lauderdale/Hollywood (for a total of nine daily).

Southwest Airlines is offering special low fares on its new Las Vegas service. Fares start as low as $69 one-way between Las Vegas and Oklahoma City, Las Vegas and Spokane, and Las Vegas and St. Louis, and as low as $89 one-way between Las Vegas and Providence. The special Las Vegas fares are available for purchase today through Dec. 8, 2005, and are valid for travel from Nov. 12, 2005, through Dec. 15, 2005. Tickets must be purchased at least seven days before departure.

General Fare Rules

Fares are available one-way and are combinable with all other fares. When combining fares, all ticketing restrictions apply. Seats are limited. Fares may vary by destination and day of travel and will not be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times. Fares do not include a $3.20 federal segment tax per takeoff and landing. Fares do not include airport-assessed passenger facility charges (PFC) of up to $9 one-way and U.S. government-imposed September 11th Security Fees of up to $5 one-way. Fares are subject to change until ticketed. Tickets are nonrefundable but may be applied toward the purchase of future travel on Southwest Airlines. Fares are valid on Southwest-operated published, scheduled service only and are not available through the Group Desk. Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare.

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