Skip to main content
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 12:45pm

AirTran Clears Merger Vote

Updated: 3 years ago.
Shareholders of AirTran Airway have approved the company’s sale to Southwest Airlines. (Image courtesy of: http://commons.wikimedia.org)

Shareholders of AirTran Airway have approved the company’s sale to Southwest Airlines. Nearly 99 percent of votes cast this morning were for the deal.

The merger’s final obstacle in anti-trust clearance from the federal government.