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CEO Gary Kelly: Opening up Love Field will be 'a big bang' for Southwest Airlines
As part of our preparation, we interviewed Southwest Airlines chairman and CEO Gary Kelly about what he thought it meant to Southwest, to consumer and to competition. Here's a transcript of our interview. Dallas Morning News: How big a bang will …
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Airlines start longer flights from Dallas Love Field
DALLAS (AP) — A new era and increased competition has begun in air travel in the Dallas area. Limits on flights at Dallas Love Field expired Monday after more than three decades, and Southwest Airlines Co. and Virgin America launched new long-haul …
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Southwest Airlines: Freer to Fly, but Also More Baggage

Southwest Airlines: Freer to Fly, but Also More Baggage
Southwest Airlines is growing up—and running into many of the same problems that have debilitated mature airlines and maddened customers in the past. Federal restrictions on Dallas Love Field are ending, allowing Southwest, already the biggest hauler …
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Deutsche Bank Reaffirms Buy Rating for Southwest Airlines (LUV)
Southwest Airlines Co logo Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV)'s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Deutsche Bank in a report issued on Friday. They currently have a $ 40.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price …
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Southwest Airlines posts big losses on some ICT flights

Southwest Airlines posts big losses on some ICT flights
William Swelbar, aviation analyst, said the airline needs more time in the market. "It takes 12 to 16 months for markets to truly develop and become profitable," he said. "It sounds like this is a short term phenomenon, and quite frankly unexpected …
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Southwest Airlines CEO Needs Halloween Costume Ideas: We Have the Best
We think Gary should go as a Ninja Turtle (Donatello, of course), Walter White from "Breaking Bad," or Baby North West, because he's the President of Southwest Airlines, and we just think that would be hilarious. Surely, Kim and Kanye would approve.
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Southwest to launch first international route from Houston early

Southwest to launch first international route from Houston early
Southwest is building a multimillion-dollar terminal at Houston's William P. Hobby Airport. Through an agreement between the city and Southwest, the airline will pay the bulk of the costs of the $ 156 million expansion project. It broke ground a year …
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Delta to keep flying from Love Field – at least for a few months more
Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday it has agreed to let Delta use one of its gates to operate Delta's five daily flights to and from its home base of Atlanta. United Airlines Inc. will lend ticket counters and other operational space. After that …
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Southwest Airlines Remains Popular Following Community Focused Rebrand
Southwest's recent rebrand has prompted a positive bounce for the already popular popular airline's brand image. The new website, ad campaign and airplane staff uniforms, designed around the slogan “Without a heart, it's just a machine”, have coincided …
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Southwest Airlines took hit on Wichita service to Dallas, Chicago in first 8

Southwest Airlines took hit on Wichita service to Dallas, Chicago in first 8
Southwest Airlines lost millions on its Dallas and Chicago routes from Wichita during its first eight months of service here, information from Sedgwick County said. The airline posted a loss of $ 6.83 million from July 2013 to February 2014 on the two …
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Southwest Airlines flight diverted to LAX due to mechanical issue
A Burbank-bound flight from Sacramento made an unscheduled stop in Los Angeles Sunday after an indication light linked to the aircraft's flap came on. Southwest Airlines Flight 1429 left Sacramento International Airport for Bob Hope Airport around 3:43 …
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See which cities will lose some of their Dallas flights when Southwest revamps
One question that has come up frequently is what cities will lose some Dallas flights when Love Field opens up to nonstop flights through the United States. So we took a look at Southwest Airlines' schedule to see how it changes from today through …
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