AirTran Airways

Boeing: Montana Cracked Windshield

Sunday, October 30, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Air Tran Boeing 737 en route from Seattle to Milwaukee Where: Billings Montana When: Oct 29, 2011 Who: 124 passengers Why: The flight took off normally, but over Montana, the windshield cracked. The crew diverted the flight to Billings Montana where they made a safe landing. Download article as PDF »

Air Tran Engine Shut Down, Return to Greenville-Spartanburg IA

Sunday, May 8, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Air Tran Boeing 717-200 en route from Charlotte to Atlanta Where: Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport When: May 4 2011 Who: 115 passengers Why: After taking off, the left engine compressor stalled. The pilots shut down the left engine and returned to the airport. Spartanburg EMS, and Boiling Springs, Greer, Pelham and Tyger River fire... »

AirTran Flight Attendants Announce Six-Week Picketing Schedule in Six Cities

Sunday, February 13, 2011
By George Hatcher
AirTran Flight Attendants Announce Six-Week Picketing Schedule in Six Cities

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — AirTran Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a “Six Cities in Six Weeks” picketing tour. As frustrations escalate over management’s continued stalling of contract negotiations, AirTran Flight Attendants will begin a series of public protests on Monday, February 14 in Atlanta and... »

Air Tran Airways Turbulence Injures 2

Monday, October 26, 2009
By George Hatcher
Air Tran Airways Turbulence Injures 2

Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Cary Liao What: Air Tran Airways Boeing 717-200 Where: Norfolk, Virginia When: October 26, 2009 Who: 117 passengers Why: maneuvered to avoid another airplane during cruise-descent near Norfolk, Virginia. The 2 certificated airline transport pilots, 2 flight attendants, and 116 passengers were not injured.... »

AirTran Airways Engine Sparks Emergency Landing

Monday, October 5, 2009
By George Hatcher
AirTran Airways Engine Sparks Emergency Landing

Pictured: An Airtran Airways Boeing in Flight Click to view full size photo at Contact photographer Jaysen F. Snow What: AirTran Airways Boeing 717-200 en route from Orlando to Akron Where: Orlando When: Oct 4th 2009 Who: 122 on board (117 passengers and 5 crew) Why: The flight experienced engine problems–fire in the... »

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