Southwest Airlinesâ€™ proposed merger with AirTran Airways sets up the low-cost giantâ€™s growth plans for the next decade, and allows it to add both small U.S. markets and international destinations to its network. The deal, valued at $1.4-billion in stock and cash, will also create a domestic powerhouse that will rival the worldâ€™s largest operators in size of fleet and employees, if approved by regulators and shareholders, With 685 active aircraft, the new airline will serve more than ...
THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS
You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "AirTran Acquisition Solves Southwestâ€™s Growth Plans: Kelly".
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.
Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.