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Airport loses again; no more D.C.

Next weekend, on Sept. 20 to be exact, Colorado Springs will endure another bad-news story about airline service as United shuts down its nonstop flights between here and Washington’s Dulles International Airport. At least this news is no surprise. United made the announcement in mid-May, saying the flights (one each way, on smaller regional jets)… Continue Reading Airport loses again; no more D.C.

Southwest Airlines to buy AirTran for $1.4B

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Southwest Airlines has agreed to buy AirTran in a $1.42 billion deal that will combine two of the nation’s biggest discount carriers. The two airlines primarily overlap in the Baltimore and Orlando markets. Passengers traveling to and from those cities could face higher ticket prices because less competition traditionally means higher airfares. The acquisition moves… Continue Reading Southwest Airlines to buy AirTran for $1.4B

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