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Southwest hit by US shutdown

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Southwest Airlines says it expects a $60m hit from the US government shutdown.

That's more than the $10m to $15m it had previously expected.

The airline also cut its forecast for revenue per seat.

Father of low-cost airline travel dies at 87

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Herb Kelleher, who co-founded low-cost US carrier Southwest Airlines, has died aged 87.

The company described him as "a pioneer, a maverick and an innovator" who disrupted the airline industry "by making flying both fun and affordable".

He is survived by his wife Joan and three of their four children.

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