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2011-04-21 12:44:00

DALLAS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) said today it intends to close on its transaction to acquire AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), on May 2, 2011. Upon close, Southwest also said it anticipates that Bob Jordan, Southwest's Executive Vice President Strategy and Planning, will be appointed as President of AirTran Airways to help guide AirTran through its integration with Southwest. For a photo and bio of Bob Jordan, please click here:...

2011-04-21 06:05:00

DALLAS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today reported first quarter 2011 net income of $5 million, or $.01 per diluted share, compared to net income of $11 million, or $.01 per diluted share, for first quarter 2010. Both periods' results included special items related to non-cash, mark-to-market, and other items associated with a portion of the Company's fuel hedge portfolio. In addition, first quarter 2011 results included approximately $9 million in...

2011-03-23 10:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), the parent company of AirTran Airways, announced today that its stockholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the merger of a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) with and into AirTran at a special meeting held today in Orlando. More than 98.6 percent of the votes cast and 77.5 percent of shares outstanding were voted in favor of the transaction. "We are grateful for our...

2011-03-09 08:30:00

CHICAGO, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com Analyst Blog features: United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE: UAL), AMR Corporation (NYSE: AMR), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq: JBLU) and AirTran Holdings Inc. (NYSE: AAI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101027/ZIRLOGO) Get the most recent insight from Zacks Equity Research with the free Profit from the Pros newsletter: http://at.zacks.com/?id=4579 Here are highlights from Tuesday's...

2011-02-24 13:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) informed Southwest Airlines that it has accepted the carrier's transition plan to combine the operations of Dallas-based Southwest Airlines and Orlando-based AirTran Airways, following the financial close of its transaction to acquire AirTran. On Sept. 27, 2010, Southwest (NYSE: LUV) announced an agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of common stock of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), the parent...

2011-02-24 10:03:00

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has reached an agreement with its Pilots, represented by the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA), on an initial Transition Agreement that establishes a procedural framework for eventually integrating the Pilots of Orlando-based AirTran Airways into Southwest. The integration addressed by the agreement would follow the official legal closing of Southwest's acquisition of AirTran's parent...

2011-01-28 10:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: AAI), the parent company of AirTran Airways, Inc., today reported net income of $38.5 million or $0.26 per diluted share on revenue of $2.6 billion for the full year 2010. With today's announcement, AirTran has reported profits for eight of the past nine years. For the fourth quarter of 2010, the Company recorded net income of $1.9 million or $0.01 per diluted share on revenue of $645.5 million. "What we...

2011-01-20 15:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: AAI) will issue its fourth quarter and full year 2010 earnings release on January 28, 2011. Since AirTran has agreed to be acquired by Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) pursuant to a definitive merger agreement, the Company will not be hosting a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter results. For more information on the acquisition, please visit: www.lowfaresfarther.com. AirTran Airways is a Fortune 1000...

2011-01-20 07:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2010 results. Net income for fourth quarter 2010 was $131 million, or $.18 per diluted share, compared to $116 million, or $.16 per diluted share, for fourth quarter 2009. Both periods' results included special items primarily related to non-cash, mark-to-market, and other items associated with a portion of the Company's fuel hedge portfolio. In addition, fourth quarter...


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