Southwest Airlines founder Herb Kelleher dies at 87

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Herb Kelleher, the famed co-founder and chairman emeritus of Southwest Airlines, died Jan. 3 at the age of 87, the airline announced. "We already miss you, Herbie. #HonoringHerb," Southwest tweeted Jan. 3. In addition to founding the Dallas-based airline, Kelleher was the longtime CEO of the company and a staple of the airline industry known for his joyful attitude. He pioneered the low-fare model of flying and was regarded as an influential executive by many across the state and country. Kelleher's...

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