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Southwest ‘fully committed’ to global flights from Hobby – Houston Chronicle

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly told investors Thursday the airline is “fully committed” to launching international service from Houston’s Hobby Airport by 2015 and that the airline envisions the Bayou City as the focal point of international operations in Texas. “We see a significant opportunity to serve Houston with international flights out of Houston’s Hobby …

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Southwest reducing fleet while adding seats – AVIATION WEEK

Southwest Airlines’ new cabin refurbishment program, which adds another row of seats to each of the carrier’s Boeing 737-700s, will give the airline additional revenue capabilities on each frequency as it reduces the number of aircraft in its fleet. The retrofit project, dubbed Evolve, introduces a redesigned, lighter-weight, lower-profile seat, using existing frames, to Southwest’s …

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Southwest sued by Muslim woman they removed from flight – (Blog) – The Washington Post

In recent years, people have been thrown off of airlines for the slightest provocation. A skimpy outfit. The use of profanity. A baby’s tantrum. Irum Abbasi outside Terminal 1 at the San Diego International Airport in March. (Earnie Grafton – AP) But in March, a misunderstanding by a Southwest Airlines stewardess had many saying the …

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Southwest Airlines fills record percentage of seats in December – Dallas Morning News

Southwest Airlines Co. filled a record percentage of its seats in December and for all of 2010, joining the roster of U.S. carriers reporting record load factors. Southwest said Friday that its December load factor reached 80.4 percent, up 4.2 percentage points from the old record set the previous December. For the full year, the …

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