Dallas Love Field Airport
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.
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.
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.
Southwest Airlines says it will be offering four round-trip flights each day between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field Airport starting this fall.
Southwest Airlines announced introductory fares of $99 or less on Monday to a number of destinations from Dallas Love Field Airport.
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.
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 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.
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?
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.
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.
The stakes are high and seem to be increasing in the battle over two gates at Dallas Love Field Airport. Top executives from three airlines attended the City Council’s Transportation and Trinity River Project Committee meeting at Dallas City Hall.