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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

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Ask An Expert: Saving Money On Airfare

Bob Diener, co-founder of Hotels.com and president and co-founder of Getaroom.com, shares 10 tips on how to save money on airfare.

06/26/2014

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Southwest Airlines Announces Fare Sale

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has launched a three-day fare sale for several of its destinations through the fall.

06/03/2014

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

Southwest Airlines Fined For Deceptive Ads

Southwest Airlines is being fined $200,000 for advertising a fare sale that was too good to be true. The government said that the ads violated rules on advertising airfares.

05/29/2014

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

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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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