Another interesting announcement today out of Southwest's annual media day:
"Southwest Airlines announced today it will serve Newark Liberty International Airport with eight daily nonstops flights, six to Chicago Midway and two to St. Louis beginning Sunday, March 27, 2011. To celebrate its 72nd city, Southwest is offering introductory fares of $72 one-way between Newark and both Chicago and St. Louis. Fares are available for purchase today through November 4, 2010 for travel March 27, 2011, through May 25, 2011. ... This announcement is the first wave of the carrier's new schedule at Newark International. Southwest will announce additional Newark flights to begin in 2011 before the end of the year."
The Newark fares are available exclusively through the Southwest Web site, www.southwest.com