Southwest’s Kelleher Changed How Air Transport Works

Credit: Southwest Airlines
There are probably more anecdotes about Herb Kelleher, who died Jan. 3 at age 87, than any other airline executive. But it is doubtful the most famous one is accurate. It is about a meeting in 1967 between Kelleher, the lawyer, and Rollin King, his customer. King allegedly drew a triangle on a paper...

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