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Reuters
Updated: 06-01-2019 02:29 IST

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Pioneering Southwest Airlines co-founder Herb Kelleher dies at 87

Herb Kelleher, who co-founded pioneering low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines Co and built it into an industry powerhouse stamped with his colorful, unconventional personality, died on Thursday at age 87, the U.S. carrier said. Kelleher set up Southwest with Rollin King more than 50 years ago, with the airline making its first flight in June 1971. King died in 2014, aged 83.

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