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Southwest Announces Two New South Carolina Destinations

Charleston and Greenville-Spartanburg will be added to the Southwest route map starting next year.
by Julie Vessigault


Elinor Smith, Aviatrix of the Golden Age of Aviation, Gone West

Elinor Smith, the "Flying Flapper of Freeport", known for breaking many aviation records for either gender in the 1920s and 1930s, died on March 19th. Today, we celebrate her accomplishments and achievements by sharing with you...
by Julie Vessigault


Southwest Shows Interest in Buying LaGuardia and National Slots if Delta and US Complete Swap

Some scarce flight slots at LGA and DCA will hit the market if Delta and US go along with the DOT's stipulations for their slot swap, and Southwest seems to be interested in scooping some up.
by Julie Vessigault