Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly said this week that the carrier will take delivery of 10 737NGs next year, down from the 14 previously planned, with four deliveries deferred until 2016. He added that SWA continues to consider flat capacity growth next year an option and could treat the new 737s as replacements by "returning five [737 Classics] to the leasing company" and selling "five or more" that it owns.
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