Southwest Airlines is offering one-way tickets for as low as $59 so long as you purchase by Feb. 2 for travel between Feb. 14 and May 17.
The airline seems to have recovered from its holiday meltdown and its CEO Bob Jordan said that the airline is committed to learning from that episode and preventing similar acute reliability issues in the future.
If your own flights were affected, there’s more info on the compensation available to you below.
The sale includes flights from the mainland to Hawaii and Puerto Rico, as well as Southwest’s international destinations. Scroll down to see all the terms and conditions.
Tell us your story:Mobility device lost or damaged by an airline? USA TODAY wants to hear about it
Southwest sale fine print
Promotional tickets are primarily available for Tuesday and Wednesday flights between Feb. 14 and May 17.
International trips and flights to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico, are excluded between March 9 and April 10, and flights between Hawaii and the U.S. mainland are excluded between March 16 and April 10.
Don’t panic:Southwest pilots will hold strike vote, Delta’s could see a pay bump
“Seats and days 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,” according to Southwest.
Was your Southwest flight canceled during the meltdown? Here’s how to get your compensation
Southwest has a webpage set up for customers whose flights were canceled or severely delayed between Dec. 24 and Jan. 2.
According to the airline, travelers whose flights were canceled or delayed by more than three hours in that period are eligible for full refunds if they did not take a rebooked Southwest flight. Those customers also qualify for 25,000 Rapid Rewards points, which they must claim by March 31 through the airline’s portal.
Flight delayed or canceled?:What you need to know and what airlines owe travelers.
In addition, Southwest will reimburse passengers for “reasonable” incidental expenses, including hotels, rental cars, other airline tickets and food as a result of operational disruptions.
The airline issued guidance to investors last week that it expects the meltdown will cost the company as much as $825 million.
Story Credit: usatoday.com