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Monday Midday Must-Reads

-Billionaire Warren Buffett appeared on CNBC on Monday morning to talk about his change of heart when it comes to investing in airlines. “It’s true that the airlines had a bad 20th century. They’re like the Chicago Cubs. And they got that bad century out of the way, I hope,” Buffett said.

-The best airline in the U.S. is....(drum roll please,) Alaska Airlines, according to “Alaska is known to run a very good airline and it shows, as the airline placed in the top 4 in more than half our criteria — airfare, on-time arrivals, lost baggage, involuntary bumps, customer satisfaction and its frequent flyer program,” the popular frequent flyer website said.

-And if you’re interested to see who carried the most passengers at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport in 2016, put together this nifty chart. If you guessed American Airlines, you’re right, of course. But it is somewhat surprising to see low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines in the second spot ahead of Delta Air Lines, who de-hubbed DFW in 2005.