30-Dec-2009 8:26 AM

AirTran to open pilot and flight crew bases in Milwaukee

AirTran Airways announced (29-Dec-2009) plans to open both a pilot and flight attendant base in Milwaukee in Apr-2010, to support increasing operations. The flight bases will consist initially of 50 pilots to support B737 operations and a minimum of 50 flight attendants to support both B717 and B737 operations. The payroll for these Milwaukee-based positions is expected to exceed USD6.5 million p/a. [more]