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    Southwest Airlines coming to DM


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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    This...would...be...awesome!!!!



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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    Seriously? Could this really be happening?




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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    Outstanding!!


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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    "Southwest spokeswoman Brandy King said that once the merger goes through, all the airplanes would fly under the Southwest logo and adopt the Southwest policy on fees, which are less burdensome than most of its competitors."



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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    BEST NEWS EVER!!!



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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    I have not flown on SWA...but I have used Air Tran quite a bit. I can honestly say that Air Tran easily has been the most positive experiences I have had when flying. I hope this continues under the SWA colors.



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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    More directs from DSM is a good thing.


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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    Are there any SW hubs in Florida?



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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    More directs from DSM is a good thing.
    I'm just hoping for cheaper flights to Des Moines... MCI and CID are much cheaper, but further from Ames


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    Quote Originally Posted by Flag Guy View Post
    I'm just hoping for cheaper flights to Des Moines... MCI and CID are much cheaper, but further from Ames
    Are you sure CID is cheaper than DSM? I have lived in CR all my life and just about everyone of my friends and family fly out of MLI or DSM due to the ridiculous rates out of CID! CID really needs a low-fare airline other than Allegiant!



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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    I have not flown on SWA...but I have used Air Tran quite a bit. I can honestly say that Air Tran easily has been the most positive experiences I have had when flying. I hope this continues under the SWA colors.

    That's good to hear. My wife and I are flying Air Tran into Pittsburgh next weekend. We've never used them before, but they were cheaper than everybody else.



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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    another positive to look at is the direct connections dsm will have to all of swa's current locations for recruiting purposes ... alot of fla and texas locations to chose from


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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    Check out the "in progress" website for info, flights by both airlines, etc. Spreading Low Fares Farther | Southwest Airlines to Acquire AirTran Holdings, Inc.



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    Re: Southwest Airlines coming to DM

    This is great, great news! Nice!


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