Southwest Airlines is a budget enterprise that attempts to make air travel affordable to the masses. Its basic approach to flying has won it a considerable customer base, with the company enjoying prosperous times, as reflected in its 2004 status as America's fourth most popular airline. The A&E network picked up on this success story, and decided to build a reality show around Southwest's fortunes. The first season of AIRLINE is included here in its entirety, following everyone from pilots to baggage handlers to the customers that service the airline with their (frequently abrasive) presence. A real eye-opener, AIRLINE is an entertaining look at the airline industry and the problems that beset it.