AirTran Airways

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Southwest, AirTrain To Add Routes To Mexico, Puerto Rico

Southwest Airlines and its AirTran subsidiary are adding new routes next year including additional foreign destinations.


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Southwest Airlines Details Atlanta Service

Southwest Airlines will begin service to Atlanta in February. Atlanta is the biggest U.S. city not currently served by the Dallas-based airline.


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Airlines Begin Rolling Back Fare Hikes

Airlines have started rolling back fare increases. Passengers are likely to pay the same prices even though ticket taxes are being collected again.


Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly speaks to reporters during a press conference about the company's plan to merger with AirTran Airways at Southwest Airlines Corporate Headquarters September 27, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Posts $161 Million Profit In Q2

Southwest Airlines boosted its profit with higher fares and more traffic, but fuel costs soared a stunning 64 percent higher than a year ago.


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FAA Seeks $250,000 Safety Fine From AirTran

Federal regulators want to fine AirTran Airways $250,000 for failing to properly repair or test a key sensor on a plane that was struck by lightning.


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Southwest Airlines Closes Purchase Of AirTran

Southwest Airlines has closed its purchase of AirTran Airways. For travelers, nothing much changes right away.


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Regulators Clear Southwest-AirTran Merger

U.S. antitrust regulators cleared the way for Southwest’s purchase of AirTran, saying the combination isn’t likely to hurt competition.


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Southwest Manages To Make A 1Q Profit

By the thinnest of margins, Southwest Airlines Co. made money in the first quarter despite higher fuel prices.


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AirTran Holders Approve Sale To Southwest Airlines

AirTran Airways shareholders voted Wednesday to sell the discount airline to bigger rival Southwest for $1.4 billion.