Company Watch - AirTran Airways.
AirTran Airways continued its remarkable growth by announcing the arrival of its 2,000th flight attendant, Pamela Long, as one of its newest Crew Members. AirTran Airways had fewer than 1,000 flight attendants just five years ago in 2002, but new routes and larger planes have necessitated the increase in flight attendant ranks. Jun 7, 2007
AirTran Airways launched flight service at Portland International Jetport today with a ceremonial crab and lobster exchange. The airline's first flight from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Baltimore, Md., arrived with a delegation of Maryland officials who brought a box of Chesapeake Bay crabs to present to Maine Governor John Baldacci. The delegation, including BWI Airport Deputy Director Jim Walsh, then returned to Baltimore with Maine lobsters presented by Governor Baldacci. Jun 7, 2007
Major U.S. airlines have boosted fares in some domestic markets, matching an increase initiated by low-cost carrier AirTran Airways, airlines, analysts and travel Web sites said on Tuesday. Jun 5, 2007
AirTran Airways reported record traffic for the month of May 2007. The airline reported that revenue passenger miles (RPMs) and load factor represent new company records for the month of May, while available seat miles and enplaned passengers represent all-time company records. Jun 4, 2007
SITA and Flight Explorer are developing an integrated decision-support solution that combines the Flight Explorer Aircraft Situation Display with SITA's Aircom product for inflight data link communication. AirTran Airways, which already uses both systems, is set to carry out the first tests of the combined solution in September. Jun 8, 2007
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Jun 4, 2007