Southwest's 4Q profit slips on higher costs - Article Photos 1/1

FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2012 file photo, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 waits to take off at Chicago's Midway Airport as another lands. Southwest Airlines Co. says fourth-quarter earnings in 2012 fell by nearly half on higher spending for fuel, labor and maintenance. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)