AirTran Holdings extended the deadline on its offer to Midwest Air Group shareholders in hopes the two sides will reach a deal. The $345 million stock and cash exchange offer was due to expire yesterday but was pushed back to April 11. Meanwhile, AirTran continues its campaign to win over Midwest shareholders and has nominated three candidates for Midwest's board, none of whom are connected to either airline but who have experience in "corporate business issues," Senior VP, General Counsel ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"AirTran extends offer, continues pursuit of Midwest" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.