Posts Tagged ‘AirTran’


The Post-Deregulation Skies: The Plucky Upstarts

The recent trend of airline consolidation has taken away the large variety of airlines we've grown accustomed to seeing over the years. We take a look back at some of the more notable start-up airlines and how they've shaped to...
by Gabe Andino

Austrian Airlines restarted international flights with this Airbus A310, OE-LAA New York, from Vienna to JFK in 1989. (Photo by Joe Pries)

March 26th in Aviation History: Austrian Airlines Resumes International Flights After Two Decade Hiatus

Happy Birthday to the late Swissair! Austrian Airlines resumes international service, an Arrow Air DC-10 drops some engine parts, Comair pilots launch an 89-day strike, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


AirTran to Increase Checked Bag Fee by $5

AirTran Airways announced on Wednesday that they will increase their first checked bag fee by $5 starting September 1st.
by BNO News



AirTran’s Yummiest Plane Ever Honors Little Debbie Snacks

Adorned with cupcakes and a supersized image of Little Debbie herself, Little Debbie 1 is AirTran's newest theme jet, painted to honor the 50th anniversary of Little Debbie Snacks.
by admin


AirTran Flight Aborts Takeoff at LGA

An AirTran flight aborted takeoff at LaGuardia Airport this evening after the crew received an indication of an engine fire.
by admin