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Thankful for Southwest

Thankful for Southwest

Thank you for your piece on Southwest Airlines (“Southwest Airlines has been a boon to BWI and Maryland’s economy for 25 years,” Sept. 14). My introduction to the airline was in 1998. I lived in Long Island, N.Y. and my family was in Baltimore, my hometown. Unfortunately, my mother was very ill and I had to make frequent trips back home. Luckily, Southwest had frequent service from MacArthur Airport on Long Island so I didn't have to hassle with traffic to La Guardia or worry if my car would be there on my return. I could change my flight without penalty, or even...

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