Southwest Airlines and AirTran. Courtesy, Southwest. Southwest Airlines (SWA) has reportedly warned AirTran Airways' 1,600 pilots that voting against ratification of a tentative agreement to combine the merging airlines' pilot seniority lists could force a reevaluation of SWA's merger strategy. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that SWA issued the warning to Air Line Pilots Assn. (ALPA) leaders representing AirTran pilots, and the pilots have in turn been ...

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