Southwest Capacity Growth To Come From Upgauging

Credit: Southwest Airlines
ORLANDO, Florida—Southwest Airlines is replacing its 737-300 fleet with a combination of used 737-700s, new -800s and -8 aircraft. The -300 fleet will be retired by the end of September. At the end of 2016, the carrier had 87 -300s. It will not replace that fleet 1-to-1 with new aircraft, said John...

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