AirTran

AirTran Airways airplanes are seen on the tarmac at the airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.

05/22/2014

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Southwest Profit Up On Higher Fares, Cheaper Fuel

Average fares are rising on Southwest Airlines Co., the fuel bill is shrinking, and profit is soaring.

10/24/2013

Hundreds of American Airlines employees rally in Washington D.C. to support the proposed merger with U.S. Airways. (credit: CBS 11 News/Jack Fink)

Airlines Want To Know Why U.S. Approved Previous Mergers

American Airlines and US Airways want to know why the federal government allowed previous airline mergers but seeks to block theirs.

09/20/2013

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Critics Sue To Block Airline Merger

American 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.

CBS 11–07/02/2013

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Southwest Airlines Raises Fares

Southwest Airlines is making a 180-degree turn and raising fares on many routes by up to $10 per round trip.

10/12/2012

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Southwest Passenger Revenue Up 7- To 8-Percent

Southwest 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.

05/07/2012

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Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants Reach Seniority Deal

Southwest 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.

12/26/2011

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Southwest Airlines Posts $140 Million Q3 Loss

Southwest Airlines reported a third-quarter loss because its fuel-hedging bets turned sour when the price of oil dropped over the summer.

10/20/2011