Southwest Airlines’s international expansion, set to begin this year as part of wrapping up its integration of AirTran Airways, won’t include major changes from AirTran’s existing international network until at least 2015, Southwest President and CEO Gary Kelly confirms. “For the purposes of 2014, we’re pretty much going to take the AirTran international route system and gradually move it into Southwest,” Kelly said during the carrier’s 2013 year-end earnings call Jan. 23. While ...


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