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Major domestic fare war, all alliances, LAX to 13 airports $87-$176 sample round trip fares Nov-Feb

Southwest Airlines launched a 3-day sale today for discount fares October 4-6. The major alliance airlines have their own competitive fares on many of these same routes. Southwest’s sale is for travel Nov 30-Dec 20 and Jan 4-Feb 15. American, Delta and United have low fares starting November 1 going into February or March. There are hundreds of routes on sale and I can’t highlight all the deals. This post looks at fares to 13 cities from Los Angeles where there are competitive fares on the major alliance airlines to the Southwest Airlines fares.

Southwest 3day sale Oct4-6

Basically, you can look at Southwest’s sale and then compare the fares on American, Delta and United to see if there is a competitive fare with one of the major airlines. During these kinds of domestic fare sales across the USA I find one of the best resources is with its long lists of low fares that can be checked for any departure city. I find AFWD much more useful for locating low fares within the USA compared to their international routes coverage.

AFWD LAX low fares (AFWD) shows 5 lowest fares of 486 deals from LAX include Allegiant, Spirit and United Airlines.

The 25 lowest fares shown on AFWD from LAX are priced under $100 round trip and include these airlines and frequency:

  • Southwest 10 cities
  • Spirit 4 cities
  • United 4 cities
  • Allegiant 4 cities
  • American 3 cities
  • Virgin America 1 city

Los Angeles low fares on American/Delta/United


United $77 round trip, mostly $101-105 /

American $89, up to $139/

DL $117


American $87 

United $87

Delta $117

Albuquerque ABQ

American $97

United $169

Delta $186

Houston IAH

United $107

American $167

Delta $227

Dallas DFW

United $117

American $137

Delta $173

Portland PDX

Delta $117

United $134

American $169

Chicago ORD

United $127

American $127

Delta $264

Minneapolis MSP

American $127

United $127

Delta $269

Salt Lake City SLC

Delta $137

American $137

United $161

New Orleans MSY

United $149

American $207

Delta $217

Spokane GEG

United $164

Delta $171

American $184

Indianapolis IND

American $157

Delta $267

United $284

Cincinnati CVG

United $176

American $233

Delta $199

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