Why American Airlines is outpacing Southwest at BHM

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Why American Airlines is outpacing Southwest at BHM

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) was the longtime dominant carrier at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. For three consecutive months, American Airlines (Nasdaq: AAL) has outpaced Southwest for second in market share at the airport behind Delta. Airlines pointed to a combination of factors for American’s ascension and Southwest’s slip in the market share rankings at BHM.