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Southwest Airtran Merger

Matt Sledge

In Weak Economy, Should Companies Hire?

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.28.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- The Bureau of Labor Statistics last week announced that 12.9 million workers were laid off from January 2009 to December 2011. For many co...

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...

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...

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 ...