Whoever made the comment about Airbuses should check their sources. The Airbus A319 has the same number of seats, is 4,500 lbs heavier and burns 4% more fuel than the SWA 737-700. US DOT data says that 737-700 is 26% cheaper to maintain and IATA data says it's 39% cheaper ... Southwest could not offer those great low fares if it was not for its 737 airplanes!!
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