Southwest 737-300. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. Southwest Airlines Senior VP-Finance and CFO Laura Wright told investors and media at the 2010 Hudson Securities Airline Conference Wednesday morning in New York that SWA’s proposed acquisition of AirTran Airways is on track to “close in the first half of 2011.” Following the US Dept. of Justice’s second request Nov. 8, “we are working on fulfilling their information needs,” said Wright (ATW Daily News, ...

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