30-Sep-2010 11:40 AM

Southwest and AirTran form 'integration board'

Southwest Airlines and AirTran announced (29-Sep-2010) plans to implement an “Integration Board” to set the pace for the carriers' merger. The board comprises of:

  • Southwest:
    • Gary Kelly, Chairman, President, and CEO;
    • Bob Jordan, EVP Strategy and Planning;
    • Mike Van de Ven, EVP & Chief Operating Officer.
  • AirTran:

Finkelstein Thompson announced (29-Sep-2010) it is also investigating potential claims on behalf of shareholders of AirTran Holdings concerning the sale of the company to Southwest. [more - Finkelstein Thompson]