Now Departing – Forever – AirTran Airways

Tonight at 10:25PM, the final AirTran Airways flight will depart from Atlanta and land in Tampa, capping the airline's 21-year run. The final flight commemorates the airline's very first flight, which took place under the ValuJet name, in 1993, and also marks the end of its integration into Southwest Airlines. » 12/28/14 1:01pm 12/28/14 1:01pm

100 High Schoolers Kicked Off Flight for Not Turning Off Cell Phones

One hundred students and eight chaperones from a Brooklyn high school were thrown off an AirTran flight from New York to Atlanta early Monday morning after the students reportedly failed to listen to warnings to sit down and turn off their cell phones. » 6/05/13 8:40am 6/05/13 8:40am

"Welcome to Southwest, You Tranny Motherfuckers!"

Imagine you're an AirTran pilot. You might be nervous about your job, or Southwest's corporate culture. Then you might see this video, where you're promised instruction on how to roll a 400-pound granny down the jetway. Helloooo, new corporate overlords! » 10/22/10 2:00pm 10/22/10 2:00pm