Southwest Airlines 737-800. Courtesy, SWA Southwest Airlines (SWA) has deferred deliveries of 30 Boeing 737-800s from 2013-2014 to 2017-2018, as it focuses on hitting its profit target, the carrier confirmed to ATW. The deferrals, 20 in 2013 and 10 in 2014, will save more than $1 billion for the carrier. “We’re more conservative right now in our ambitions with respect to expansion,” CEO Gary Kelly said Wednesday following SWA’s annual shareholder meeting, ...

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