6:17 am August 11, 2009, by Henry Unger
The dean of low-cost carriers, Southwest Airlines, may soon be flying in and out of Hartsfield-Jackson.
If Southwest Airlines succeeds in buying Frontier Airlines, it plans to take over all of Frontier’s markets, meaning it would finally touch down in Atlanta, AJC reporter Kelly Yamanouchi writes.
Southwest has never served Atlanta. But, wishful rumors of its impending arrival have floated around civic circles ever since it emerged as the leading no-frills discounter in the early 1990s, Yamanouchi writes.
Are you a Southwest fan? Do you look forward to flying the carrier if it buys Frontier?
Do you think it will make a difference in the competitive landscape here? In fares? In service?
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