Southwest earns 1Q profit; eyes 2015 international flights from HOU

Southwest Airlines 737-300. By Rob Finlayson Southwest Airlines (SWA), which had warned of a first-quarter loss, posted net income of $98 million for the period, improved over a $5 million net profit in the 2011 March quarter. However, the low-cost carrier (LCC) conceded that the net result...

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