Flights from Savannah rank high on a list of pricey airfares. A new report from the US Transportation Department doesn't come as a surprise to Savannah-area travelers who drive to Jacksonville or Charleston to fly cheaply. The dilemma is partly due to the city's "not-too-small, not-too-big" market size.
Buying AirTran Holdings Inc. gives Southwest a presence in Atlanta for the first time, as well as Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington. Southwest says the deal that closed on Monday values AirTran at $1 billion.