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Free Love Field in Dallas to Make it a ‘Fare’ Fight
  • Petitioned City of Dallas Leaders

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City of Dallas Leaders

Free Love Field in Dallas to Make it a ‘Fare’ Fight

    1. Sponsored by

      Virgin America


Imagine any industry without competition. In the airline business that would mean sky-high fares, no choice, fewer amenities and an experience that leaves travelers feeling more like cattle than customers. Not a pretty picture. 

But that very scenario could play out at Dallas Love Field without your voice.

Today, a single airline controls 90% of the traffic, 80% of the gates, and now they want more. Love Field travelers have already been shocked by average fares that jumped 37% from 2007-2012 – the largest fare increase for an airport of this size in the U.S. (according to a MIT study conducted last August). Unbelievable, right?

When Virgin America launched its DFW-California flights in 2010 it helped lower fares in the market at the time by more than 30%. Its new flights to San Francisco, LA, NYC, DC and Chicago will also bring more choice to Love, with new planes that offer three classes of service, WiFi, power outlets and touch-screen seatback entertainment on every flight.

Tell the City of Dallas Leaders leaders you think there’s room for a little healthy competition at Love.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 4,000 signatures
    2. Watch Richard Branson's Love Letter to Love Field!

      A Love Letter to Love Field

      No one should have a monopoly on your love. That's why Richard Branson has written a love letter to Dallas Love Field. Help free Love Field at http://freelovefield.com.

    3. Reached 3,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

      • 6 months ago

      Competition is the American way.

    • Jennifer Pickens DALLAS, TX
      • 6 months ago

      because I love Virgin and believe in competition

    • Laura Warner GARLAND, TX
      • 6 months ago

      I live in Dallas County and prefer to fly out of Love Field but Southwest is not my first choice carrier. I have had very positive flight experience with Virgin America and very much want to see them at Love Field. I don't see ANY benefit to the public giving one airline a complete monopoly. I just see more people being forced to fly out of DFW>

    • Joshua Herman DALLAS, TX
      • 6 months ago

      Free market and healthy competition will lead to greatness at Love Field

    • J H DALLAS, TX
      • 6 months ago

      I fly to ca a lot and sw doesn't get me home in time on Friday nights. Their last fly from SFO is 1pm. I want choice and my kids want dad home. I'm an A lister on SWA and still want VA at LUV


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