Southwest Airlines said Friday it will resume service to San Francisco International "in a meaningful way in the early fall," ending a six-year-plus hiatus. SWA, which serves nearby Oakland and San Jose with 142 and 77 daily departures respectively, pulled out of SFO in March 2001 after more than 18 years, citing its inability to operate profitable services to Phoenix and San Diego. "Today, SFO has improved operationally and is a more cost-efficient airport, and Southwest is a far larger ...

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