RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

AirTran

A collection of news and information related to AirTran published by this site and its partners.

Top AirTran Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • Southwest to take over BWI flights to Cancun

    Southwest to take over BWI flights to Cancun
    Flights from Baltimore to Cancun will be offered under the Southwest Airlines banner starting in August, as the airline continues to rebrand routes formerly flown under AirTran Airways. The airline recently announced similar changes on flights from...
  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Southwest eyes regional expansion with 54 new slots at Reagan airport

    Southwest eyes regional expansion with 54 new slots at Reagan airport
    Southwest Airlines won 54 slots recently vacated amid federal litigation at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, expanding its already-large presence in the region. The airline said its pending growth at Reagan, where its number of daily...
  • Southwest to offer non-stop flights between BWI, Dallas

    Southwest to offer non-stop flights between BWI, Dallas
    Southwest Airlines will begin offering non-stop flights between Baltimore and Dallas in October, the airline said Monday. Southwest is based in Dallas, and is the largest carrier at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. A federal law, the Wright amendment, has...
  • Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes

    Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes
    Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways. Daily flights will operate between...
  • Southwest joins TSA pre-check program, opens new security lane at BWI

    Southwest joins TSA pre-check program, opens new security lane at BWI
    Southwest Airlines has joined the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program, giving trusted fliers access to a quicker and less invasive path through security at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airline, which is BWI's largest carrier,...
  • Baltimore-based flight attendant leading Southwest contract negotiations

    Baltimore-based flight attendant leading Southwest contract negotiations
    Audrey Stone doesn't hesitate when asked how long current contract negotiations will last between Southwest Airlines and the flight attendants union she leads. "As long as it takes," Stone said on a recent morning in Baltimore — a city she has...
  • State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project

    State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project
    The O'Malley administration is launching a three-year, $125 million construction project that will set the table for more international flights from BWI Marshall Airport. The plans appear to dovetail with the likely move of the airport's largest...
  • Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?

    Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?
    I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...
  • Airport competition

    This past week, the Department of Justice sued to stop the merger between US Airways and American Airlines ("Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?" Aug. 15). One reason for the department's actions is because the merger would reduce competition...
  • Texas man charged with trying to open exit on plane from BWI

    Texas man charged with trying to open exit on plane from BWI
    A Texas man was indicted in federal court Thursday amid accusations he unsuccessfully tried to open the emergency hatch on an in-air flight from Baltimore to Austin earlier this week, prosecutors said. Randolph B. Robinson, 63, of Austin, was indicted...
  • Temporary checkpoint closures set this week at BWI

    Security checkpoints at the two busiest concourses at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport will be temporarily closed at separate times this week to allow for construction, officials said. The two checkpoints serve airline gates for Southwest Airlines and its...