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American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Employment Up Slightly At U.S. Airlines

The U.S. airline industry is slowly adding jobs. Passenger airlines employed the equivalent of 383,610 full-time workers in March, an increase of nearly 1 percent from last year.

05/23/2014

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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Neighbors Fear Dallas Love Field Noise Increase

Southwest Airlines is counting down to the end of the Wright Amendment at Dallas Love Field. But some of the airport’s neighbors are worried about an increase in noise.

05/19/2014

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Sea Turtle Gets New Home In Grapevine

A green sea turtle found floating off of the South Carolina coast almost two years ago took a flight to North Texas, where he will now call Sea Life Aquarium his home.

05/14/2014

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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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City Of Dallas Awards Contested Love Field Gates To Virgin America

On Monday, the City of Dallas awarded the two disputed gates at Love Field to Virgin America Airlines.

05/12/2014

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Virgin America Likely Winner Of Gate Fight

The city of Dallas will likely announce tomorrow it will approve Virgin America to use two gates up for grabs at Dallas Love Field.

05/11/2014

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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

An Virgin America Airbus jet is pushed back from an airline gate. (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Virgin America To Get Dallas Love Field Gates

The battle for two available gates at Dallas Love Field will come to an end on Friday, and a source has told CBS 11 News that Virgin America is going to come out on top.

05/09/2014

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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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