Southwest Airlines yesterday said it will launch service to Denver International Airport early next year, marking a return to the city after a 20-year absence. Schedules, fares and routes will be announced next week. "We'll have a modest start," CEO Gary Kelly said during a conference call to discuss the news. The carrier served Denver Stapleton International Airport in 1983-1986. Stapleton was closed when DIA opened in 1995. In the past, Southwest declined to operate at DIA, United ...

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