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Southwest, AirTran Combine Bookings

AP | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

DALLAS -- Southwest Airlines Co. and its subsidiary AirTran Airways have combined more booking systems to make it easier to purchase flights on both. ...

Southwest Flight Attendant Union Reaches Seniority Deal

AP | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

DALLAS -- Southwest Airlines Co. flight attendants are the latest group of workers to agree on how they will integrate their seniority with that of wo...

AirTran Adopts 'Too Fat To Fly'

Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

Southwest Airlines has garnered a lot of attention in the past few years for booting passengers for being "too fat to fly." "Clerks" director Kevin...

Southwest Completes AirTran Purchase, Becomes Big Time Airline

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.02.2011 | Travel

The little airline that could has finally done it: Southwest Airlines has completed its purchase of AirTran. Talks began in 2010 for Southwest to p...

Will Southwest Airlines Take Over Atlanta?

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines Co. executives say Delta's hometown of Atlanta could become Southwest's top city within a few years after the compan...

Southwest Airlines Buys AirTran For $1.4 Billion

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — Southwest's decision to buy AirTran will mean more routes and fewer delays and cancellations in small cities but higher fares in the ...