Breaking News: Southwest Airlines to Purchase AirTran Airways

FlyerTalk members are discussing the breaking news about Southwest Airlines purchasing AirTran Airways in a $1.4 billion cash-and-stock deal:

With this acquisition, Southwest will become an international airline with routes to Caribbean locations and to Mexico.

What does this mean for the traditional legacy carriers?

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