Airtran Airways News
AirTran begins service between Baltimore/Washington and Bermuda
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc, today began new nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) and L.F. Wade International Airport in St. George’s, Bermuda.
AirTran stockholders approve Southwest merger
Shareholders in AirTran Airways have voted in favour of a merger with Southwest Airlines in a deal worth $1.4 billion. More than 98 per cent of the votes cast and 77.5 percent of shares outstanding voted in favour of the transaction.
AirTran reaches flight attendant agreement
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., today announced it has reached a tentative agreement on terms of a new two-year flight attendant collective bargaining agreement with the Association of Flight Attendants.
AirTran Airways announces retirement of Steve Kolski
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. announced today that Stephen J. Kolski, 70, AirTran Airways’ executive vice president of corporate affairs, will retire from the company as planned on April 29, 2011.
AirTran Airways expanding service in Branson
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. and the Branson Airport today announced new nonstop service, beginning in May, to Branson from Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway) and Houston (Hobby).
Southwest Airlines to acquire AirTran
United States carrier Southwest Airlines has moved to acquire smaller rival AirTran in a deal worth approximately $1.4 billion. The merger will allow the low-cost carrier to expand eastward, with Atlanta and markets on the east coast – including Boston, New York, Baltimore and Washington – also vital to the success of the deal.
AirTran Airways adds service to popular tourist destinations
Low-Cost Leader to Greatly Expand Presence in Ft. Myers While Adding Flights to Las Vegas Just in Time for Spring
AirTran Airways dispatches first flight from new system operations control center
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today dispatched its first flight from its new, state-of-the-art System Operations Control Center (S.O.C.) in Orlando.
AirTran Airways adds non-stop flights between Wichita and Orlando
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc, today began new nonstop service between Wichita Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., and Orlando International Airport. The airline will offer a Saturday nonstop flight between the two cities.
Carnival spirit sees Jamaica weather downturn
Following a steady increase in global market share last year, tourism chiefs in Jamaica are expecting the trend to continue into 2010. AirTran has also fostered optimism on the island, launching a series of new departures to the Caribbean holiday destination.
Snow warning sees AirTran cancel flights
AirTran Airways has been forced to cancel 58 Atlanta flights today, as a large part of North Georgia is placed under a Winter Weather Warning and braces for snow.
AirTran Airways takes the reins in Lexington with new flights
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched nonstop service from Blue Grass Airport in Lexington, Ky., to both Orlando International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.