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Winging Away For Labor Day

August 18, 1988

People who plan to fly away for the Labor Day weekend would do well to shop for airlines and airports. The thrifty traveler can save, depending on the destination, airport and whether the flight carries any restrictions.

The following chart illustrates round-trip air fares to Honolulu, Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Antonio and San Francisco from John Wayne, Los Angeles International, Long Beach, San Diego and Ontario airports. The fares are for departure on Friday, Sept. 2, and returning Monday, Sept. 5.

Two quotes are listed for each destination. The first quote is unrestricted coach. The second quote is the lowest fare with various restrictions. See notes below.

HONOLULU

Orange Los Long San Airline County Angeles Beach Diego Ontario American $862 $854 N/A $872 $868 460 400 N/A 400 460 Continental N/A 694 N/A 694 N/A N/A 412 N/A 412 N/A Delta 1,058 1,048 N/A 1,070 1,066 440 (2) 400 (2) N/A 400 (2) 440 (2) United 864 854 N/A 872 868 490 420 N/A 420 460

LAS VEGAS

Orange Los Long San Airline County Angeles Beach Diego Ontario American N/A 138 N/A 268* N/A N/A 78 N/A 144* N/A Continental N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Delta N/A 390 N/A N/A N/A N/A 78 (3) N/A N/A N/A United N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

PHOENIX

Orange Los Long San Airline County Angeles Beach Diego Ontario American N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Continental N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Delta N/A 384 N/A 292 N/A N/A 48 (1) N/A 38 (5) N/A United N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

SAN ANTONIO

Orange Los Long San Airline County Angeles Beach Diego Ontario American 338 278 278 790 298 288 208 208 298 258 Continental 348 338 N/A 790 308 268 190 N/A 268 238 Delta 790 790 790 800 790 228 (1) 168 (4) 168 (4) 238 (1) 218 (1) United 800 790 N/A 790 790 288 204 N/A 268 238

SAN FRANCISCO

Orange Los Long San Airline County Angeles Beach Diego Ontario American 258 258 258 * 138 * 258 108 108 108 * 68 * 108 Continental N/A 242 N/A N/A N/A N/A 88 N/A N/A N/A Delta N/A 248 N/A N/A N/A N/A 108 (3) N/A N/A N/A United 278 258 258 ** 268 258 168 108 118 ** 119 113

Notes:

(1) seven-day advance purchase, ticketing within 24 hours, minimum one Saturday night stay-over non-refundable, no changes allowed; or (2) 14-day advance purchase and ticketing, maximum stay 30 days, ticketing 14 days after reservation; or (3) seven-day advance purchase, ticketing 24 hours after reservation, minimum one Saturday night stay-over; or (4) seven-day advance, ticketing 14 days after reservation, applies to evening service, one Saturday night stay-over; or (5) 14-day advance purchase, ticketing 14 days after reservation, applies to certain days and times of week, one Saturday night stay-over, maximum 60-day stay.

N/A Route not available.

* American Eagle only.

** United Express.

American Airlines restrictions: off-peak travel between noon Monday to noon Thursday and noon to midnight Saturday, purchase tickets seven days before departure or 24 hours after reservation, minimum stay-over one Sunday, no maximum stay, no changes or refunds, except Honolulu. Honolulu restrictions for American Airlines: ticketing 14 days before departure or 24 hours after reservations, no minimum stay, maximum stay is 30 days, no changes or refunds.

Continental Airlines restrictions: seven-day advance purchase, 100% non-refundable, other restrictions may apply at time of purchase, some limited seating.

United Airlines restrictions: seven- or 14-day advance purchase, non-refundable and no changes.

All fares subject to change and price quotes subject to availability at time of purchase.

Source: Selected airlines

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