Northwest Florida Beaches International, located near Panama City on Florida's Gulf Coast, opened May 23, the first publicly owned commercial service airport to be built in the US in the last 15 years (ATWOnline, Dec. 1). Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines officially launched service there May 23 from Dallas Love and Atlanta respectively. SWA will operate twice-daily service to Houston, Nashville, Orlando and Baltimore with 737s, while Delta will operate eight-times-daily service ...

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