AirTran Airways revealed yesterday that it continues to be willing to wager approximately $290 million on the notion that opposites do indeed attract, as the prototypical low-cost carrier said it intends to forge ahead in its bid to acquire Midwest Airlines despite the Milwaukee-based full-service carrier's rejection of its initial overture. AirTran's first offer of $11.25 in cash and stock per Midwest Air Group share, which it said represented a 37% premium on the average closing price for ...

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