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'We Have Our Best Days Before Us'
CALL IT A BLACK SWAN EVENT. THIS YEAR FOR THE FIRST TIME in history, Southwest Airlines will shrink. That's right: The carrier that wrote the book on consistent growth is cutting back, reducing seat miles 4% compared to 2008, after growing in every year since it commenced service in June 1971.