Southwest Airlines Co.
Southwest Airlines Co. has reached a deal to gain more gates at Love Field and expand nonstop service.
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.
Southwest Airlines says it will be offering four round-trip flights each day between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field Airport starting this fall.
A newly released air traffic control recording captures the confusion when a Southwest Airlines plane landed at the wrong Missouri airport in January.
Average fares are rising on Southwest Airlines Co., the fuel bill is shrinking, and profit is soaring.