NEW YORK — Southwest Airlines is launching a winter sale for dates surrounding, but not including, peak holiday travel days.
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The airline, which is based in Dallas, said fares are available nationwide starting at $59 each way. Prices are available with a 14-day advance purchase through Nov. 22, the Monday before Thanksgiving. Fares are good for travel between Dec. 1 and Dec. 16 and between Jan. 4 and Feb. 16.Video: Holiday air travelers should brace for sticker shock (on this page)
Southwest offered sample fares including $59 one-way between Denver and Los Angeles, $86 one-way between Austin, Texas, and Panama City Beach, Fla., and $94 one-way between New Orleans and Tampa Bay.Video: Airline fees: The cost of convenience (on this page)
Southwest launched a fare sale just two weeks ago for the same travel dates at cheaper prices on some routes. That sale offered one-way flights for $30, $60, $90, or $120 depending on the length of travel.
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