AirTran Airways and Southwest Airlines announced they each received a request for additional information Monday from the US Dept. of Justice in connection with SWA’s proposed acquisition of AirTran (ATW Daily News, Sept. 28). This action, often referred to as a "second request," is a common part of the regulatory approval process, the carriers asserted. Both parties stated they are “in the ...

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