Who Deserves to Fly into Dallas-Love Field: The History Behind the Debate

Over the past few weeks, arguments have continued to heat up regarding one simple question; should Delta be allowed to fly into Dallas-Love Field, or be forced to fly only into Dallas-Ft. Worth International? While to some this may seem like an obvious answer to encourage competition, various factors since the 1940s have resulted in an intense rivalry between Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and everyone else in-between. As early as 1940, American Airlines and Braniff…