A look at Southwest Airlines airfares

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Posted: Apr 19, 2012 5:43 PM
A look at Southwest Airlines airfares

The average round-trip fare for Southwest Airlines cost $292.88 during the first quarter, up 5 percent from a year earlier.

Here's a look at average Southwest fares, by quarter, going back to 2008.

Period Round-trip Fare

Q1 2008 $224.48

Q2 2008 $228.96

Q3 2008 $248.76

Q4 2008 $252.24

Q1 2009 $227.94

Q2 2009 $221.04

Q3 2009 $227.90

Q4 2009 $240.42

Q1 2010 $249.80

Q2 2010 $263.64

Q3 2010 $265.06

Q4 2010 $262.34

Q1 2011 $279.30

Q2 2011 $285.88

Q3 2011 $284.62

Q4 2011 $280.36

Q1 2012 $292.88

Source: Southwest Airlines