Business Report: Five facts about Southwest Airlines pending interisland service

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - It's time for Howard's Illustrated Economics. This morning, five facts about Southwest Airlines pending interisland service.

1. It has deeper pockets than Hawaiian.
2. It will fly jets, apples-to-apples competition.
3. It will fly jets, so its costs will be substantial.
4. It has a senior exec who worked for Hawaiian.
5. It can leave if there's a downturn; Hawaiian won't.

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