Not a great comparison, but despite the inconvenience of having to chech and recheck baggage at ELP
.....the fact that it is never advertised.....the fact that you cannot book it on a single reservations phone call......and AA
, etc offer nonstops where the best WN
trip between DAL
is a one stop connection...the O&D figures I have seen show that WN
has captured 11 or 12% of the Dallas-Phoenix market at an average fare of $203 each way. This compares to an average fare of $262 on AA
and $214 on HP
Some people will do anything to be able to fly Southwest.