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

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

Posted July 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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

Posted June 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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

Posted May 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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
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On This Day in Aviation History

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

Posted March 9, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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

Posted February 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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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Six Cities to Lose AirTran Service as Southwest Integration Accelerates

Posted January 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Southwest Airlines announced on Friday that it will erase Allentown, Lexington, Harrisburg, Sarasota, Huntsville and White Plains from AirTran’s route map this August, while the carrier’s remaining 22 cities transition to Southwest-brand service.

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DOT Fines AirTran Over Online Ads

Posted January 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday fined AirTran Airways $60,000 for violations related to an advertisement that did not properly disclose the fees associated with a fare.

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A UPS Airbus A300 (N166UP) delivering Christmas cheer to Des Moines
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Final Call

Final Call: Man Tries to Smuggle 247 Live Animals Onto Plane, Major Southwest and AirTran Unions Agree to Seniority Pacts

Posted December 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Pilots and flight attendants at the newly merged Southwest and AirTran have agreed to combine their seniority lists, travel sites are pissed at Google, more claims of dangerous radiation from TSA scanners, and more…

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Final Call: Virgin America Flight Attendants Remain Union-Free, Dirtiest Parts of the Plane Revealed

Posted December 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Virgin America’s flight attendants vote against unionization, two Muslim men are suing Delta for kicking them off a plane, AirTran will soon dump its XM satellite radio systems, and more…

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Final Call

AirTran Faces $100K Suit Over In-Flight Roaches, FAA May Face Another Shutdown: Final Call

Posted November 14, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A couple is suing AirTran after finding cockroaches on a plane, the FAA will no longer give away navigation charts, and more…

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