Southwest Airlines Raises Fares

Southwest Airlines, the leading U.S. budget carrier, said today it raised fares by up to $10 one way on routes affecting 68% of its passengers.

Spokeswoman Beth Harbin said Southwest raised fares on flights over 1,000 miles by $10 each way. Flights between 401 and 999 miles were raised $3 each way. Flights under 400 miles
were raised $2 each way.

The increases exclude flights to or from Dallas, Harbin said.