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Valujet (1993-1997) merged into AirTran Airways

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Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International (ATL)
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Finland's Blue to offload B717 fleet to Volotea, Delta

Blue 1 (KF, Helsinki Vantaa) has secured sales agreements with Spanish budget operator Volotea (V7, Palma de Mallorca Son Sant Joan) for four of its outgoing B717-200s Flygtorget has reported.

"Demand for used machines is good," Michael Wångdahl, Blue 1's CEO said. "The first four have gone to Volotea in Spain and there will not be any problem in getting rid of the five we have left."

The Swedish aviation news site claims the Finnish operator's remaining five B717s will end up with ...

Route Network Update for AirTran Airways

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AirTran brand retired after last flight on December 28

AirTran Airways (FL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) has officially suspended operations following its last flight, FL1, from Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson to Tampa Int'l in the evening of Sunday, December 28. Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field) has gradually taken over the majority of AirTran's network, its fleet of B737-700s and most of its staff as part of an integration process that has taken three years since the acquisition of the LCC by Southwest in 2011.

The last flight was operated ...

Southwest close to finalizing AirTran merger

Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field) has completed the integration of its AirTran Airways (FL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) subsidiary's booking and frequent flyer functions ahead of its planned total absorption into Southwest on December 28, 2014. Southwest acquired AirTran for USD3.2billion in 2011.

The Texan budget carrier said in a statement that all bookings for remaining flights on AirTran Airways flown through December 28, 2014, will now be made through while all of ...

Delta to commence B717 international flights in December

Delta Air Lines (DL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) will deploy its fleet of B717-200s on international flights with effect from December of this year. Airline Route reports the Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson-based carrier will deploy the type on flights to Moss Town, Bahamas effective December 20, and to Nassau Int'l effective January 12, 2015.

Delta currently operates forty-five of the type with an additional forty-three on order. The twinjets were all formerly with ...
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