In this Sept. 22, 2008, file photo, Frontier Airlines planes sit stacked up outside gates on the A concourse in Denver. Southwest Airlines Co. is seeking to trump a rival bid and acquire Frontier Airlines, a Denver-based carrier operating under bankruptcy protection. Southwest said it faces an Aug. 10, 2009, deadline for submitting a binding bid.
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