AirTran – Over the phone commercial

“You’re firing me over the phone?” Yeah, how disrespectful. Just wait until you see how far this employee will go to make his point with this insensitive senior executive in this funny commercial. Take it as a tribute to the AirTran employees that will soon be integrated into Southwest Airlines.

UPDATE (Apr. 7, 2011): Check out five other funny AirTran commercials on Aviation Queen’s blog.

Southwest Airlines intends to acquire AirTran

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Wow… Perhaps I haven’t followed current events in aviation for a while but Southwest’s announcement that they are buying AirTran really took me by surprise!

Airline acquisitions are always interesting to watch. Mismatched fleets and interim color schemes, out-of-whack flight numbers and airline designators, airport signage quickly covered, labour troubles, seniority pet peeves, clash of the corporate cultures… Continue reading “Southwest Airlines intends to acquire AirTran”