AirTran Makes Final Flight, Ending 21-Year RunAirTran Airways has ceased to exist in an industry that has reshaped itself into something that would not be easily recognized when the Dallas carrier took its first flight about two decades ago.
AirTran's Final Flight Scheduled For December Another name in aviation history will disappear after the final flight of AirTran Airways, which is scheduled for December 28. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines bought AirTran in 2011 and announced plans to combine the fleets under the Southwest brand.
Southwest Profit Up On Higher Fares, Cheaper FuelAverage fares are rising on Southwest Airlines Co., the fuel bill is shrinking, and profit is soaring.
Airlines Want To Know Why U.S. Approved Previous MergersAmerican Airlines and US Airways want to know why the federal government allowed previous airline mergers but seeks to block theirs.
Critics Sue To Block Airline MergerAmerican Airlines and US Airways are facing a lawsuit over their planned merger. It claims that the merger will bring higher fares, fewer flights, and the firing of thousands of employees.
Southwest Airlines Raises FaresSouthwest Airlines is making a 180-degree turn and raising fares on many routes by up to $10 per round trip.
Southwest Passenger Revenue Up 7- To 8-PercentSouthwest Airlines Co. said a key measure of passenger revenue rose as much as 8 percent last month as it benefited from fare increases even as its planes carried fewer people.
Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants Reach Seniority DealSouthwest Airlines Co. flight attendants are the latest group of workers to agree on how they will integrate their seniority with that of workers at AirTran Airways.
Southwest Airlines Posts $140 Million Q3 LossSouthwest Airlines reported a third-quarter loss because its fuel-hedging bets turned sour when the price of oil dropped over the summer.