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Gazette Premium Content Southwest offers new flights between Vegas, Dallas

Associated Press Updated: May 19, 2014 at 4:31 pm

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines says it will be offering four round-trip flights each day between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field Airport starting this fall.

The carrier announced Monday that three daily round-trip flights will be running by Oct. 13, and a fourth will begin Nov. 2. Southwest says it will sell a limited number of seats on those flights for $99 or less each way.

The flights start once federal restrictions on Dallas Love Field expire Oct. 13. A law passed in 1979 blocked nonstop flights out of Love Field unless the destination was within Texas or one of its adjoining states.

The airline also announced it will soon be offering daily nonstop service between Las Vegas and Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C.

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