Home » Posts tagged with » Airtran

Southwest Airlines to buy AirTran for $1.4B

Southwest Airlines has agreed to buy AirTran in a $1.42 billion deal that will combine two of the nation’s biggest discount carriers. The two airlines primarily overlap in the Baltimore and Orlando markets. Passengers traveling to and from those cities could face higher ticket prices because less competition traditionally means higher airfares. The acquisition moves… Continue Reading Southwest Airlines to buy AirTran for $1.4B