I might even get over Dallas next year, now that I read sensible posts here at DO. Is there a way to avoid Love Field. folks? A minor irony last time I was in your once better country, US. I had intended to return to DC to visit Arlington Cemetery after a 4 week pilgrimage to Cape Canaveral in Nov2008. That was the plan, until Southwest 'employee de jour' assumed he had the powers of Herb Kelleher. He was mistaken. Still, HQ office eventually replied(18 months) to the effect- "woops-too bad-fly with us again!. Not while there's a balloon service or any other airline, -with civil staff. 'til 2013 So long!