Southwest Airlines will add direct flights from its Dallas Love Field (DAL) base to 15 destinations in the 2014 fall after the Wright Amendment is officially repealed on Oct. 13. The Wright Amendment is a US federal law, in place since 1979, restricting airlines from operating long-distance flights from DAL. Even with some adjustments made to the law in the 1990s, the Wright Amendment meant Southwest has only been able to operate flights from DAL to other airports in Texas and states close ...

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