Southwest Reduces Airfare On 56 Destinations From Minneapolis

Last night, Southwest reduced airfare on 56 destination going to and from Minneapolis, starting March 9, 2009. Look for this to set off a nice pricewar that will benefit travelers’ pocketbooks. For instance, their new one-way between Minneapolis and Chicago will be $69. Farecompare’s Rick Seaney predicts that the legacy airlines will react by slashing prices, adding flights, and possibly dropping those dread 2 night minimum stay round trip fares in favor of straight one-ways. Rick says he’ll be posting a total airfare schedule rundown later today on his blog,

Southwest Airlines Files Minneapolis Airfares – Let the Fare Wars Begin [Rick Seaney] (Photo: Reflection717)

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