Southwest Airlines offering blockbuster sale with tickets starting at $49

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Want to get a cheap flight from St. Louis to destinations across the country? Southwest Airlines is having a blockbuster sale with some round-trip fares under $100. The sale started Tuesday morning and lasts for only for 72-hours.

You can pick up tickets for travel from November 30 through December 20 and from January 4 through February 15. Flights on Fridays and Sundays are excluded.

The Southwest blockbuster sale ends on Thursday at 11:59pm.

Get your tickets here

Flights from St. Louis start at $49. Here are some one-way options:

to Chicago (Midway), IL
to Cleveland, OH
to Columbus, OH
to Des Moines, IA
to Kansas City, MO
to Little Rock, AR
to Milwaukee, WI
to Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
to Nashville, TN
to Oklahoma City, OK
to Omaha, NE
to Tulsa, OK
to Wichita, KS

From Wikipedia:

Southwest Airlines is the world’s largest low-cost carrier, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. It was established in 1967 by Herb Kelleher and adopted its current name Southwest Airlines in 1971. The airline has more than 52,000 employees as of July 2016 and operates more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season. As of 2014, it carried the most domestic passengers of any U.S. airline. As of July 2016, Southwest Airlines has scheduled services to 98 destinations in the United States and seven additional countries with service to three airports in Cuba expected to begin later this year, subject to governmental approvals.

Southwest Airlines has used only Boeing 737s, except for the period from 1979 to 1987 when it leased some Boeing 727s from Braniff International Airways. As of January 2016, Southwest is the largest operator of the Boeing 737 worldwide, with over 700 in service, each averaging six flights per day.