Southwest Airlines to offer bonus rapid rewards points on selected AirTran international services

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) on Tuesday announced that members of its frequent flyer programme Rapid Rewards can earn bonus points when booking selected international services on AirTran Airways.

Rapid Rewards members will be rewarded with 5,000 bonus points for each qualifying round-trip or 2,500 bonus points for each qualifying one-way service with the carrier’s wholly owned subsidiary.

Members of the frequent flyer programme must be a member of the AirTran A+ Rewards Program and register online for the promotion before 31 August 2012 with travel valid between 1 June and 31 August 2012 on qualifying routes.