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Valujet (1993-1997) merged into AirTran Airways


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Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson International (ATL)
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4 Countries served
34 Destinations served
72 Routes served




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Southwest assessing 50 foreign destinations for possible flights

Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field) is assessing 50 possible destinations outside the continental United States for their market potential airline CEO, Gary Kelly, told the Globe & Mail newspaper this week.

While he did not allude to which exact destinations were being studied, Kelly did note that the range of the airline's B737-800 fleet would allow it to expand into Canada, Hawaii, Alaska, Central America and the northern part of South America.

“Those are all within the ...

PEOPLExpress to be unveiled on May 30

PEOPLExpress (V2, Newport News) will be officially unveiled to the public at a ceremony to be held at Newport News on Friday, May 30. Among the gliteratti expected to be present are Virginia governor, Terry McAuliffe (D). At the event, People Express President and CEO Jeff Erickson will unveil the carrier's initial destinations, flight schedule and ticket prices.

According to US Department of Transportation (DoT) papers seen by ch-aviation, besides routes from Newport News, initial services ...

AirTran Airways' last flight set for December 28

AirTran Airways (FL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) will operate its last scheduled flight before it is fully absorbed into parent Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field) on Sunday, December 28, 2014. Routed Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson to Tampa Int'l, the final flight will operate as AirTran Flight #1 (Marketed as Southwest Flight #5001) and reprises the first flight the carrier operated on October 26, 1993.

Southwest Airlines announced its acquisition of AirTran Airways in September 2010, and ...

Southwest to go international from July 1

Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field) will launch its first international flights on July 1, 2014. According to the LCC, the routes include Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson to Aruba and Montego Bay; Baltimore Thurgood Marshall to Nassau Int'l, Aruba and Montego Bay; and Orlando Int'l to Aruba and Montego Bay. At present, they are currently operated by subsidiary AirTran Airways (FL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson). Southwest says it expects to begin operating AirTran's other international routes - ...

Southwest to retire AirTran brand by year end

Southwest Airlines (WN, Dallas Love Field) aims to complete its AirTran Airways (FL, Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson) integration before retiring the brand by the end of 2014. Southwest acquired AirTran for USD3.2billion in 2011. Announcing the LCC's fourth quarter and full year 2013 results, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly, said synergies developed between the two carriers had generated USD400million in annual net pre-tax synergies in 2013, as planned. "Since 2011, we have converted 17 of the 52 AirTran ...


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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
B717-20045 45hiddenhiddenhidden
B737-700 WIN.19 19hiddenhiddenhidden
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