Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly said the carrier will "prototype inflight wireless connectivity next year" (ATWOnline, April 20). Speaking at the Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference in New York yesterday, Kelly also said the carrier's 8% growth this year "is too high" in the face of the soft demand environment. "We don't need to be growing at 8%," he said. Southwest aims to boost load factors, has significant potential to diversify its revenue base and is busy developing "new ...

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