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McKinney National Airport To Expand Once Wright Amendment Expires

McKinney National Airport officials expect expansion at their facility to take off when the Wright Amendment expires at Dallas Love Field this fall.

05/20/2014

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

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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Poll: Would You Fly Virgin Out Of Love Field?

Virgin America has announced plans to expand its presence in the Metroplex by securing two gates at Dallas Love Field. Would you fly a Virgin America flight out of Dallas Love Field?

03/05/2014

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Virgin America Looking To Secure Two Gates At Love Field

Virgin America has announced plans to expand its presence in Dallas-Fort Worth by securing two gates at Dallas’ Love Field Airport.

03/05/2014

Southwest Airlines will add 15 new nonstop destinations this fall (Credit: Emily Trube/KRLD)

Southwest Airlines To Add Routes To NY, 14 Other Cities

With the restrictive Wright Amendment expiring this fall, Southwest Airlines plans to start nonstop flights between Dallas and New York and 14 other cities.

02/03/2014

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly speaks to reporters during a press conference about the company's plan to merger with AirTran Airways at Southwest Airlines Corporate Headquarters September 27, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines To Fly International

Big changes are coming this summer to Southwest Airlines. Starting on July 1, the Dallas based carrier will be going international for the first time with flights to Aruba, The Bahamas and Jamaica.

01/27/2014

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

Southwest Airlines Counts Down To Wright Amendment End

On October 13, 2014, the Wright Amendment — a long standing law that has prevented airlines from offering non-stop service from Dallas to many American cities — will be grounded for good.

CBS 11–10/14/2013

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

Southwest & Love Field Ready For ‘Wright’ Expiration

As it stands, loosened Wright Amendment laws have made life easier for Southwest Airlines passengers who fly in and out of Love Field Airport. Now the airline has their eye on the expiration of the amendment and an increase in business.

07/23/2012

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DPD Briefs Safety Committee On Love Field Security

Love Field security and Dallas Police are already discussing ways to continue to secure passengers in advance of the 2014 completion date of a new terminal.

09/12/2011

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