Posts Tagged ‘AirTran Airways’

Rendering of a Delta Air Lines Boeing 717. (Image by Delta)

First Delta 717s to Arrive Next Year in Deal With Southwest

Delta's first batch of ex-AirTran Boeing 717 jets will arrive in 2013.
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Southwest and AirTran Boeing 737s nose to nose. (Photo by Southwest Airlines)

Southwest Takes Over Seven AirTran Routes, Adds Five New Routes to Schedule

The slow assimilation of AirTran into the Southwest network continues to crawl along this winter.
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An AirTran Boeing 717-200 (N950AT) wearing a special Little Debbie decal. (Photo by Cary Liao)

Delta Air Lines to Snatch Up AirTran’s Entire Boeing 717 Fleet

Delta Air Lines announced on Tuesday that it had reached a deal with Southwest Airlines to take delivery of all 88 Boeing 717 aircraft in the AirTran fleet should Delta's pilots ratify a new collective bargaining agreement.
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Space Shuttle Discovery touches down on Runway 15 at the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, concluding its 39th and final mission

March 9th in Aviation History: Space Shuttle Discovery Completes Final Mission

Space Shuttle Discovery completes its 39th and final mission, TWA Flight 553 crashes in Ohio, the US bombs Tokyo, and more...
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A Southwest ramper directs one of the first of the airline's planes to land in Atlanta

At Last: Southwest Airlines Launches Atlanta Service [with Photos]

Over a year after purchasing AirTran Airways specifically for its valuable foothold in Atlanta, Southwest Airlines began its first service at the Georgia airport on Sunday.
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