The daily STEW (Star-Telegram Editorial Writers): Even after the Wright Amendment goes away in October, Dallas Love Field will still be restricted to only 20 gates and no international flights. Will those restrictions last forever, or will pressure again build to allow more growth and conflicts similar to the Wright battle rise again?
The “pressure” you refer to is called “market demand.” If government will stay out of the customers’ way, the marketplace will determine the answer. Companies like Southwest don’t create the market — they simply respond to it. David Hallum
For the sake of the people that live in North Dallas I hope they are satisfied and don't try to expand further. When I worked about a mile north of Love Field in the ’80s the planes taking off from there always seemed to be a little too close for my liking. Tony
Knowing Dallas, they'll be screaming to expand Love Field in the next five yars. Robert Goodspeed
It will until the uprising of competition threatens their extinction or renders them somewhat obsolete; that is normally when airports begin to comply with the actual need of their travelers. Donald Ray Thompson
Does anyone remember why the Wright Amendment was necessary in the first place? And yes, there was a reason. Katie Sherrod
Yes, Katie, politically connected, financially fragile institutions like DFW need government protection from competition. Warren Norred