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Southwest Buying AirTran

Aviation Week  2010-09-27 17:17:29

Southwest Airlines has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of AirTran Airways parent.

Southwest's Purchase of AirTran: It Had Little Choice

Bloomberg Businessweek  2010-09-27 16:45:55

With the consolidation of the major carriers, Southwest Airlines no longer can afford to remain medium-sized, says Justin Bachman

AirTran Trader Wins 14-Fold Profit on Calls Bought Before Deal

Bloomberg Businessweek  2010-09-27 15:26:04

An investor who bought 759 bullish AirTran Holdings Inc. options last week captured a 14-fold gain today after Southwest Airlines Co. agreed to buy the company.

Southwest to acquire AirTran for $1.4 billion

Air Transport World  2010-09-27 15:20:59

Southwest Airlines on Monday morning announced an agreement to acquire Orlando-based AirTran Airways for $1.4 billion in cash and Southwest common stock in a deal that brings together the world's largest ...

Southwest buying AirTran for $1.4 billion

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-09-27 15:16:53

Southwest Airlines is buying AirTran Airways for $1.4 billion, giving Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport passengers more options for low-cost tickets without the fees other airlines have ...

Southwest buying AirTran for $1.4 billion

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-09-27 15:16:53

Southwest Airlines is buying AirTran Airways for $1.4 billion, giving Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport passengers more options for low-cost tickets without the fees other airlines have ...

Southwest Airlines to acquire AirTran Airways

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-09-27 14:47:00

Southwest Airlines will acquire AirTran Airways, under an agreement Southwest announced Monday.

Travelers cheer Southwest-AirTran deal

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-09-27 14:26:15

News of Southwest Airlines' acquisition of AirTran was greeted Monday with enthusiasm by travelers at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Travelers cheer Southwest-AirTran deal

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-09-27 14:26:15

News of Southwest Airlines' acquisition of AirTran was greeted Monday with enthusiasm by travelers at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Southwest acquiring AirTran

The News Tribune  2010-09-27 13:00:43

The airline mergers roll on with the announcement today that Dallas-based Southwest Airlines will acquire Orlando's AirTran Holdings. The merger announcement follows major combinations between Delta Air ...

Southwest to buy Airtran for $1.4 billion

msnbc  2010-09-27 11:45:31

Southwest Airlines is buying AirTran for about $1.4 billion as it seeks entry into a number of smaller markets.

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES TO ACQUIRE AIRTRAN; SPREADING LOW FARES FARTHER

Nuts About Southwest  2010-09-27 11:04:29

DALLAS, TX - September 27, 2010 - Southwest Airlines [NYSE:LUV] announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of AirTran Holdings, Inc. ...

Two Great Airlines Join Forces: AirTran Airways Agrees to Acquisition by Southwest Airlines

AirTran Airways  2010-09-27 11:04:14

- Acquisition Expands Southwest's Extensive Route Network to Atlanta and Around the Nation--Transaction Provides Enhanced Growth Opportunities and Security for AirTran Shareholders, Crew Members, Customers ...

Gary Kelly Named University of Texasas a Distinguished Alumnus

Nuts About Southwest  2010-09-24 18:48:37

Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines to Receive Distinguished Alumnus Award AUSTIN, Texas - Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO of Southwest ...

Gary Kelly Named University of Texas Distinguished Alumnus

Nuts About Southwest  2010-09-24 18:48:37

Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines to Receive Distinguished Alumnus Award AUSTIN, Texas - Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board, President, and CEO of Southwest ...

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES IS SELECTED BY HISPANIC BUSINESS MAGAZINE AS ONE OF THE 2010 DIVERSITY ELITE 60

Nuts About Southwest  2010-09-17 12:25:23

Southwest Airlines Is Selected by Hispanic Business Magazine as One of the 2010 Diversity Elite 60Southwest is included in the directory of the best companies for HispanicsHispanic Business Magazine just ...

‘No-Can-Do' Attitudes Trigger Fliers' Disdain

Just Plane News  2010-09-16 20:51:26

Frequent flier Margaret Bowles says she likes Southwest Airlines because it doesn't charge extra to book flights over the phone,...

Southwest, flight attendants union, reach deal on 737-800

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-09-15 17:48:00

Southwest Airlines and union flight attendants Wednesday announced a deal that partially clears the way to fly Boeing 737-800 jets. The carrier is still talking with union pilots.

Southwest Airlines Statement Regarding the TWU 556 Executive Board Vote on the Boeing 737-800

Nuts About Southwest  2010-09-15 14:40:24

Southwest Airlines Statement Regarding the TWU 556 Executive Board Vote on the Boeing 737-800DALLAS, Sept 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The decision to bring the Boeing 737-800 into the Southwest ...

United posts best on-time record of DIA's big 3 airlines for 10th month

Just Plane News  2010-09-13 20:37:51

For the 10th straight month, United Airlines in July posted the best on-time arrival rate at Denver International Airport of the airport's three biggest airlines, with Frontier Airlines and Southwest Airlines ...