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2011-03-02 14:51:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today reported traffic for the month of February. For the month, traffic grew by 2.7 percent to more than 1.3 billion revenue passenger miles. The airline enplaned more than 1.66 million passengers, a 2.4 percent increase over the same period last year. AirTran Airways February 2011 Traffic (Preliminary)...

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...

2011-02-22 04:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), launched a sale today for travel to all of the airline's destinations just in time for Mardi Gras party planning. Travelers may purchase these sale fares at www.airtran.com, from their local travel agent or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842. These special fares are available for purchase through March 3, 2011, and are...

2011-02-17 11:45:00

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), and the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee today announced the renewal of its strategic partnership for the fourth consecutive year. The partnership includes underwriting the YMCA Youth Sports program in the amount of $50,000. This critical funding allows thousands of local kids to attend summer camp and participate in youth sports throughout the year. The collaboration also includes...

2011-02-16 09:20:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today celebrated the launch of its new daily nonstop service between Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Punta Cana International Airport in the Dominican Republic. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060824/AIRTRANLOGO ) Punta Cana marks the sixth Caribbean destination in AirTran Airways' network joining Aruba, Cancun, Mexico, Montego Bay, Jamaica,...

2011-02-15 04:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), launched a sale today for travel to all of the airline's destinations with special low fares to popular vacation destinations like Mexico and the Caribbean. Travelers may purchase these sale fares at www.airtran.com, from their local travel agent or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842. These special fares are available...

2011-02-08 08:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla. and PARK RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), and The Hertz Corporation's (NYSE: HTZ) online car sales program, Hertz Rent2Buy, announced today a new partnership to enable customers to earn free* flights while getting a great deal on a vehicle. The program provides 16 AirTran Airways A+ Rewards credits, redeemable for a round- trip coach ticket valid to any AirTran Airways destination, to A+ Rewards...

2011-02-06 22:02:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), congratulates Green Bay wide receiver, and long-time airline endorser, Donald Driver for his win in today's big game. "AirTran Airways is extremely proud to be associated with Donald, a person who demonstrates remarkable excellence on and off the field," said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vice president of marketing and sales. "We understand the dedication required for...

2011-02-03 10:31:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today reported traffic for the month of January. The airline reported that revenue passenger miles (RPMs) and load factor represent new records for the month of January. For the month, traffic grew by 0.6 percent to more than 1.3 billion RPMs. The airline's load factor in January was 74.8 percent, a 2.8 percent increase over the same period last year. Available seat miles for...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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