Southwest Airlines’ proposed acquisition of AirTran Airways would make the largest carrier of U.S. domestic traffic even bigger, extend its reach to Mexico and the Caribbean and provide more fuel for the ongoing increase in low-cost carrier market share in the U.S. It would also present a bigger challenge for Delta Air Lines in Atlanta and compel Southwest to make some key decisions about its future product, operations and fleet. Southwest would have access to Reagan Washington National ...


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