How I Built This: Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines

Competitors sued to keep Kelleher's new airline grounded

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Ben Tossell
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In 1968, competitors sued to keep Herb Kelleher's new airline grounded. After a 3-year court fight, the first plane took off from Dallas. Today Southwest Airlines operates nearly 4,000 flights a day.