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AirTran Airways airplanes are seen on the tarmac at the airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

AirTran’s Final Flight Scheduled For December

Another name in aviation history will disappear after the final flight of AirTran Airways, which is scheduled for December 28. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines bought AirTran in 2011 and announced plans to combine the fleets under the Southwest brand.

05/22/2014

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Sir RIchard Branson Says He’s Ready To Fight For Love Field Gates

Virgin America’s iconic founder Sir Richard Branson says he is baffled his airline is being forced to fight for two gates at Dallas Love Field Airport.

CBS 11–05/06/2014

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Trending: Wes Welker’s Big Derby Win, Air Suites

A look at the top stories from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites.

05/05/2014

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Virgin America Announces Low Fares In Hopes Of Love Field Move

Taking his cue from a watercannon spraying a Virgin America Airbus A320, CEO David Cush said, “We like to make a little bit of a splash.”

CBS 11–04/25/2014

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POLL: Would You Buy A Virgin Airlines Ticket From Dallas Love Field?

Virgin Airlines has announced plans to fly to several destinations departing from the Dallas Love Field Airport, in a plan to takeover the two gates currently used by American Airlines.

04/25/2014

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Virgin America Creating ‘Turbulence’ At Dallas Love Field

A landing at Love Field Airport is creating turbulence in Dallas. Virgin America flew in a giant jet and parked it prominently at Love Field. Officials with the carrier have called a news conference for Friday morning.

CBS 11–04/24/2014

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AA, US Airways Merger Complete – Now World’s Biggest Airline

American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world’s biggest airline.

12/09/2013

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I-Team Investigation Prompts Mayor To Reimburse Airport

For most of us, a nice night out might cost a $100 or so. But how does $7,000 on dinner sound? The expense referenced took place in South Korea and some of the recipients were DFW Airport Board members and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

Spirit Airlines emergency landing flight

Passengers Try To Contact Loved Ones During Emergency Landing

With his plane shaking violently and smoke filling the cabin, passenger Cliff McKenzie dialed his wife 26 times before connecting to her voicemail. Listening to it Wednesday, he remembered the moment aboard Spirit flight 165 clearly.

CBS 11–10/16/2013

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Airlines Dealt Setback In Merger-Lawsuit Trial

A court-appointed official says American Airlines and US Airways shouldn’t get to know the identity of all the people that the government interviewed before trying to block the airlines’ proposed merger.

10/10/2013

Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips

Texas Labor Day Travel Back To Pre-Recession Levels

Nearly 2.5 million Texans are planning a Labor Day getaway, according to AAA Texas.

08/27/2013

Southwest plane with collapsed nose gear at LaGuardia (Photo courtesy of Matthew J Friedman and Frank Ferramosca)

NTSB: Southwest Jet’s Nose Gear Landed First

Federal investigators say it appears the nose gear of a Southwest Airlines jet that made a hard landing at New York’s LaGuardia Airport hit the ground before the main landing gear.

07/25/2013

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