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Southwest Launches Missouri One

Celebrating 30 years of service in Missouri, Southwest Airlines has added a new Missourithemed aircraft to its fleet. Missouri One, a Boeing 737-700, is decorated with an artist’s rendition of the Missouri state flag. “Kansas City and St. Louis have been vital cities in our network for more than 30 years,” Southwest Airlines Chairman, President, and CEO Gary Kelly stated

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Southwest Airlines executive chats about innovation, growth in Missouri

In 1981, a prominent San Antonio law firm hired a young attorney to help with one of their important clients—Southwest Airlines. The young attorney, Ron Ricks, had a general fascination with flight but no previous aviation legal experience. However, Ricks’ involvement with Southwest came just as the aviation industry was beginning a massive growth period following the Airline Deregulation Act

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