Southwest Airlines Accomplishments

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Southwest Airlines began business on June 18, 1971. Originally flights only flew between Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio in Texas. However, as of September 30, 2014, Southwest was named the largest domestic air carrier in the United States, by the measurement of the number of domestic originating passengers boarded, and now flies to 93 destinations, 40 of which are US states and the rest are near-international markets. Two huge, recent accomplishments for Southwest includes the completion of their integration of AirTran Airways into their business model on December 28, 2014, as well as completing their 42nd consecutive year of the company profiting 1.1 billion dollars in net income. In past years, the airline industry was affected by the

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