A Southwest Airlines jet takes off Wednesday, July 18, 2007, from Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. Southwest Airlines said Wednesday that its second-quarter profit fell 17 percent as rising fuel costs weighed on the discount carrier. (AP Photo/Matt York)
If you thought you wouldn't be able to afford a flight home this holiday season, you may want to check again.
Southwest Airlines launched a three-day winter-fare sale on Tuesday. Ticket prices have been cut by up to 33 percent.
Industry experts say the falling oil prices will help lower ticket prices.