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2013-07-24 12:20:37

CINCINNATI, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fast Park continues its commitment to making its facilities more eco-friendly by installing new energy efficient lighting at its Milwaukee FastPark & Relax location near the General Mitchell International Airport (MKE). During the last several years, the offsite airport parking company has been incorporating energy-saving and green initiatives at its locations throughout its13 markets. The lights installed in Milwaukee will reduce...

2012-09-29 10:20:02

DALLAS, Sept. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is excited to announce that LUV has officially landed in Iowa with service at Des Moines International Airport (DSM). Dozens of Southwest Employees are on hand to celebrate the long-anticipated arrival with the Des Moines Community and great State of Iowa. Southwest attributes its entrance into the market, officially beginning tomorrow, Sept. 30, to the roots planted by its wholly-owned subsidiary AirTran Airways....

2012-04-10 06:21:41

DALLAS, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that Members of the airline's frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, can earn bonus points when booking select international flights on AirTran Airways, the airline's wholly owned subsidiary. Southwest launched a promotion today that will reward Rapid Rewards Members 5,000 bonus points for each qualifying roundtrip flight or 2,500 bonus points for each qualifying one-way flight. Rapid Rewards Members must...

2011-08-09 07:30:00

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Offering lower airfares, affordable parking and overall convenience, "alternative" airports score sky-high approval among air travelers who've used them. And the ease of travel is catching on, as 48 percent of U.S. adults who have traveled on an airplane in the past year traveled via an alternative airport. In fact, 92 percent of U.S. adults who've flown through an alternative airport in the past year would do so again, according to an online...

2011-03-16 12:31:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AirTran Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will continue a "Six Cities in Six Weeks" series of public protests on Thursday, March 17, in Chicago. Despite ongoing negotiations between AFA and AirTran management this week, management continued to stall meaningful discussions and Flight Attendants once again, bring their frustrations to the picket line. AirTran Flight Attendants Picket...

2011-03-07 13:32:00

AirTran Flight Attendants Picket; Wednesday, March 9, 2011; Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST; Picketing: Terminal E - Ticketing Level; Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport; Southlake, TX WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AirTran Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will continue a "Six Cities in Six Weeks" series of public protests on Wednesday, March 9, in Dallas. As management continues to stall contract negotiations,...

2011-02-28 10:19:00

AirTran Flight Attendants Picket: Tuesday, March 1, 2011; Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST; Picketing: Terminal B - Outside AirTran Ticket Counter; Orlando International Airport (MCO), Orlando, FL WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - AirTran Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will continue a "Six Cities in Six Weeks" series of public protests on Tuesday, March 1 in Orlando. As frustrations escalate over management's continued...

2011-02-11 15:03:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AirTran Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a "Six Cities in Six Weeks" picketing tour. As frustrations escalate over management's continued stalling of contract negotiations, AirTran Flight Attendants will begin a series of public protests on Monday, February 14 in Atlanta and conclude on April 1 in Baltimore. If a tentative agreement is not reached by April 1, then...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced the continued expansion of its burgeoning Caribbean flight schedule while unveiling its seasonal travel schedule. The Caribbean expansion includes daily service to Aruba and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, from the low-cost carrier's hub in Atlanta as well as new, non-stop flights from Milwaukee to Cancun, Mexico. Seasonal service will begin to several of the...

2010-09-14 12:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced an award of approximately $20.3 million to General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) for the construction of a new in-line baggage handling system designed to enhance TSA's efforts to strengthen security at airports. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/TSALOGO) "The automated baggage screening system...