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Southwest Airlines says January traffic rose 13.2 percent

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines Co. said Monday that traffic in January rose 13.2 percent from a year ago, and an important revenue measurement rose as passengers paid higher average fares. Southwest estimated that passenger revenue per available seat mile increased ...

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Southwest to give more miles for more expensive flights

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines is revamping its frequent-flier program with changes designed to nudge customers into buying higher-priced tickets by letting them earn bonus flights faster. Southwest, the largest carrier at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, said passengers will be ...

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State guarantees payment to British Airways to keep flight

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland will guarantee British Airways $11 million over the next two years to maintain the airline’s service from BWI to London, a move state officials hope will help grow the airport’s international business. “It’s the way we’ve been ...

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After buying AirTran, Southwest is eyeing Atlanta

A Southwest Airlines executive’s recent pronouncement that Atlanta could become the discount carrier’s biggest hub after its proposed acquisition of AirTran Airways does not worry BWI officials. Paul Wiedefeld, executive director of the Maryland Aviation Administration, which owns and operates ...

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