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Southwest says it's positioned to weather economic storm

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Southwest says it's positioned to weather economic storm

By TREBOR BANSTETTER
tbanstetter@star-telegram.com

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines is positioned to weather the financial storm that has enveloped Wall Street in recent weeks, but concerns remain about problems with the nation’s overall economy, company officials said Wednesday.
Laura Wright, chief financial officer of the Dallas-based discount airline, told reporters Wednesday that the company does not have significant exposure to the problems with the nation’s financial system.

"Credit markets are certainly ugly right now," she said, "but we’re in a good position for these turbulent times."

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