Southwest Airlines offering $49 tickets to draw customers back

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Southwest selling $49 tickets. Rick Williams reports during Action News at Noon on May 17, 2018. (WPVI)

Southwest Airlines is trying to win back customers with a summer travel sale.

Those looking for flight can grab a one-way ticket for as low as $49.

The deals are being offered one month after an engine failure killed a passenger and led to an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

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Pilots described Southwest 1380's midair emergency. Watch this report from Good Morning America on May 11, 2018.



Southwest admits the incident has been hurting sales.

The company hopes a temporary discount will turn things around.

The sale lasts through Friday and only applies to certain flights.

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