AN ITEM IN SUNDAY'S TRAVEL SECTION GAVE INCORRECT INFORMATION ON A SPECIAL AIR FARE OFFERED BY SPANAIR FROM WASHINGTON TO MADRID. THE ROUND-TRIP FARE OF $329 IS GOOD FOR MONDAY, WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY RETURNS, NOT FRIDAYS. (PUBLISHED 09/08/99)

This chart lists the lowest generally available round-trip fares from at least one of the three Washington area airports -- Reagan National, Washington-Dulles International and Baltimore/Washington International -- for departures Sept. 26-Oct. 2. Flights are nonstop or direct (stopover with no change of planes) except for some international flights. For ticket information, or to purchase tickets, call the individual airlines, not The Washington Post. For recorded information on how best to use this chart, call 202-334-7591.

Bargain of the Week

Spanair is offering sale fares on its new Thursday-night flights from Washington Dulles to Madrid scheduled to begin Nov. 4. The round-trip fare is $329 plus taxes. You must travel between Nov. 4 and Feb. 25 and purchase tickets no later than Nov. 30. The fare is good on Thursday departures, and Monday, Wednesday or Friday returns. Holiday blackouts apply. Information: 1-888-545-5757.

Airlines

AA American

AC Air Canada

BA British Airways

CO Continental

DL Delta

F9 Frontier

LH Lufthansa

NH All Nippon

NW Northwest

TW TWA

UA United

US US Airways

WN Southwest

Depart Washington Sept. 26-Oct. 2

Boston

$128

US

New York

$108

AA, DL, TW, UA, US

Miami

$180

AA, UA

Chicago

$154

AA, WN, UA, US

Atlanta

$129

UA

Kansas City

$204

US

Minneapolis

$274

NW

Houston

$218

WN

Dallas

$240

AA, DL, UA

Denver

$304

F9

Los Angeles

$391

UA, US

San Francisco

$388

UA, US

Seattle

$438

NW, TW

Toronto

$185

AC

Mexico City

$408

CO, UA

Rio de Janeiro

$715

AA, UA

London

$609

BA

Frankfurt

$603

LH

Tokyo

$1,259

NH, AA, NW, UA

Fares, which were researched Thursday, may change without notice, do not apply to all seats on all flights and are subject to restrictions. Most require advance purchase, are available only on midweek departures and require a Saturday night stay. Certain airport taxes and surcharges are not included. Contact airlines or a travel agent for fare details and airports of arrival and departure.

SOURCES: Internet travel services and airlines.