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Columnist: Feds Should Award Gates at Love Field to Virgin, Not Southwest

Airlines including Southwest, Delta and Virgin America are vying to grab a couple of gates at Love Field. In this column, our old pal Mitch Schnurman tells why it makes the most sense to award the gates to Virgin.

  • Dubious Brother

    I would like to see Spirit Airlines get the gates at Love Field. That would create competition that would benefit the Dallas consumer.

  • Anonymous

    The Feds shouldn’t be “awarding” gates to anyone. They should go to the highest bidder.

    — Phelps

  • Wylie H Dallas

    Even better would be for Love Field to add a couple of gates, allowing Dallas travelers the best of both worlds.

  • Chris Chris

    You do know that Spirit Airlines has a $5 commenting fee, right?

  • Dubious Brother

    That’s funny. I am taking a Spirit flight tomorrow – I’ve heard people complain about their fee structure but i have had good service and saved a lot of money as I have had to book tickets within a few days of having to travel.

  • Austin

    Here is a much more in-depth analysis of the battle for the two open gates at Love Field: