AirTran Airways has announced new routes between Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Baltimore, MD and Jacksonville International Airport in Jacksonville, FL. Service begins on May 4, 2010.
Delta’s first batch of ex-AirTran Boeing 717 jets will arrive in 2013.
AirTran Airways on Wednesday announced several new flights to Ft. Myers, Florida from several airports in its coast to coast network, the airline said.
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.
Southwest Airlines on early Monday morning announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with AirTran Airways to acquire the airline for nearly $1.4 billion.
AirTran Airways announced that its shareholders approved its $1.4 billion sale to Southwest Airlines, with more than 98.6 percent of the votes cast and 77.5 percent of shares outstanding were voted in favor of the transaction.
The slow assimilation of AirTran into the Southwest network continues to crawl along this winter.
AirTran Airways has unveiled a Boeing 737-700 adorned with large dolphins painted on the fuselage and engines in honor of the airline’s longtime support of the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.
The pilots’ respective unions and both airlines on Thursday signed a four-party process agreement that provides for seniority integration discussions prior to the close of Southwest’s buyout of AirTran.