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.
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’s first batch of ex-AirTran Boeing 717 jets will arrive in 2013.
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.
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 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.
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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The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday said it had accepted Southwest Airlines’ transition plan to acquire AirTran Airways.