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Obama Calls Meeting With Perry “Constructive”

After all the back and forth criticism between Governor Perry and The White House, the Governor got what he wanted Wednesday: a one on one meeting with President Obama.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

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Southwest Opens New Chapter: International Flights

After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flew into new territory on Tuesday — Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba. Southwest is taking over routes flown by AirTran Airways, which it bought in 2011.

07/01/2014

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Businessman Who Helped Start Southwest Airlines Dies

Rollin King, a San Antonio businessman who helped start Southwest Airlines Co. and create a new age of competition in the airline industry, has died at 83. King died Thursday in Dallas of the effects from a major stroke about a year ago.

06/27/2014

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

Southwest Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 at Dallas Love Field on March 19, 2012. (credit: Southwest Airlines)

Southwest Offers New Flights Between Vegas, Dallas

Southwest Airlines says it will be offering four round-trip flights each day between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field Airport starting this fall.

05/19/2014

Announcement at Klyde Warren Park (Credit: Stephanie Lucero/CBS 11)

Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Including $79 Fares

Southwest Airlines announced introductory fares of $99 or less on Monday to a number of destinations from Dallas Love Field Airport.

05/19/2014

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City Of Dallas Approves Virgin America For 2 Gates At Love Field

After weeks of lobbying, Virgin America says it’s feeling the “Love.” On Monday afternoon, the City of Dallas announced that it is allowing Virgin America to use two gates up for grabs at Love Field Airport.

CBS 11–05/12/2014

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No Announcement Yet On Love Field Airport Gates

An announcement on which airline will get to use two gates at Dallas Love Field Airport did not come Friday as first expected. Dallas City Manager A.C. Gonzalez told city council members and reporters he is still reviewing relevant information.

CBS 11–05/09/2014

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Dallas Prepares Virgin America Approval For Love Field Gates

CBS 11 News has learned new information about on the gate debate at Dallas Love Field Airport. A source has confirmed that Dallas city manager A.C. Gonzalez is in the process of approving Virgin America’s use of the gates in question.

CBS 11–05/08/2014

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Decision Expected Friday On Gates At Love Field Airport

For travelers at Dallas Love Field, a lot is at stake: Competition and the airfares you pay. Why else would the CEO’s of both Southwest Airlines and Virgin America attend Wednesday’s Dallas city council briefing?

CBS 11–05/07/2014

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Virgin America Founder Rallies Support For Love Field Gates

Virgin America founder Sir Richard Branson knows how to attract attention. On Monday night, Branson returns to North Texas to hold a rally in Dallas to build support for the airline’s move to Love Field Airport.

CBS 11–05/05/2014

Virgin Group chairman Sir Richard Branson speaks to a crowd after he arrived at San Francisco International Airport on Virgin America's first flight from New York August 8, 2007 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco based Virgin America launched its low-cost airfare that offers flights between New York,  Los Angeles and San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Richard Branson To Join Virgin’s Fight For Love Field Gates

The fight over who gets two gates at Dallas Love Field Airport will heat up on Monday, as Virgin America’s Richard Branson will touch down in North Texas.

05/05/2014

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