After nearly three decades of frustration, Southwest Airlines will have to wait only eight more years to unleash itself from its Love Field base. The mayors of Dallas and Ft. Worth, along with Southwest and American Airlines, yesterday unveiled a long-awaited compromise that--subject to approval and appropriate legislation from the US Congress--will dilute and eventually repeal the Wright Amendment. Through-ticketing will be made available to DAL passengers as soon as Congress acts, and all ...

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