Having spent 49 years with airplanes (6 USAF, 25 Eastern, 18 Southwest) I can look back and compare several things. There once was a very successful airline within an airline called the Eastern Air Shuttle serving BOS, LGA, and DCA. In the days of Rollin King and a very young Herb a similar operation with 4 aircraft (later only 3) started between DAL, SAT, and HOU. Look at it today with 537 aircraft. I truly cheer the Southwest effort to break into the LGA market as the need for the SWA operation into that area has never been more evident. Hang in there guys. Let the SWA spirit prevail.
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