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Southwest Airlines

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Southwest deferred deliveries of 30 Boeing Co. 737-800 jets by about four years, as the largest discount carrier extends a cap on fleet size and works to curb rising costs until it hits financial targets. The airline also said it is doubling its $500 million share buyback program to $1 billion and raising its quarterly dividend to 1 cent per share.

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