Tag Archives: AirTran Airways

Increased fares for 2012

  Airlines received this new year with increased fares. US Airways and Southwest, both carriers of Philadelphia International Airport, are among the group which are raising fares by as much as $20 along routes. This information was reported by Farecompare. The Farecompare CEO, Rick Seaney said “the hikes were about half as large as systemwide increases usually are.”

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Mexico and Puerto Rico, AirTran’s new foreign destinations

        AirTran and Southwest Airlines, which have recently merged, will be adding new routes, including foreign destinations, beginning next year. The airline announced on Sunday that AirTran is adding nonstop services between Fort Lauderdale, Florida and San Juan, Puerto Rico. It will also add routes to Mexico from San Antonio, Texas and from the Orange County, California.

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AirTran and Southwest will share terminal in BWI beginning next week

          Starting next week, AirTran will be in the Southwest Airlines Terminal A/B at the BWI-Marshall Airport. The move is an evidence of the ongoing consolidation between both airlines, since the merge produced earlier this year. AirTran passengers are used to departure from Concourse D, but from November 16 the carrier will operate from Terminal A/B …

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Flights cancelled at Kansas City International Airport

    Due to a power failure, flights had to be cancelled at Kansas City International Airport this Tuesday. The most affected was Terminal B, which is Southwest’s hub, and also home of Delta Air Lines and AirTran Airways. The airlines were forced to cancel or delay more than a dozen flights. Joe McBride, Kansas City International spokesman said that …

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Sale fares on Southwest-AirTran and JetBlue

  Since the merge between Southwest and AirTran was completed, both airlines have teamed up in order to have the best sales on the market. To get the best fares you have to purchase by October 20 and travel on November 30 through December 14 and January 4 through February 15. Southwest requires a 14 day advanced buy and blacks …

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Additional seating charged to over-sized passengers

    Over-weight passengers may have to pay more when travelling on AirTran Airways. The announcement was made by the airline and it will begin on March 1, 2012. NBC News reports the airline will start considering “costumers of size”. This means that if a person is too large to fit in one seat, the airlines will make the big …

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Southwest and AirTran agree on seniority

  Southwest Airlines which bought AirTran on May, said that the pilots of both airlines have reached a tentative agreement on seniority, which would require the approval of the members of each company. Southwest plans to fold AirTran, therefore to become a single airline, which would include AirTran planes and employees in Southwest colors.

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Southwest might eliminate AirTran routes

  Southwest Airlines recently said that t plans to eliminate some routes made by AirTran Airways, airline acquired this year by Southwest. AirTran, based in Orlando, is one of the top airlines operating at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee. All though Southwest, which has been deciding on AirTran’s plans, indicated on an article published on Monday that the final …

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AirTran offers new sales for fall

On Tuesday, AirTran Airways put on a fall sale, therefore to keep flights full during a slower season. The sale begins on September 22 and covers travels from September 23 to December 14, with some blackout dates. The company, which belongs to Southwest Airlines, said fares will cost from US$59 on short routes. Seats are limited, and sales aren’t available …

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AirTran begins winter sale

Discount airline AirTran Airways has started a winter sale on one-way airfares for all of its destinations. Airfares will be as low as $39 but must be purchased before December 15, 2005. Travel must occur before March 1, 2006 and discounts are not available on Sunday flights.

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