Southwest Airlines on Thursday further outlined its management structure following the May 2 closing of its acquisition of AirTran Airways. The two LCCs will operate separately for the time being; SWA aims to achieve a single operating certificate by the 2012 first quarter (ATW Daily News, May 3). As previously announced, SWA Executive VP-Strategy and Planning Bob Jordan is now serving as AirTran president while former AirTran Chairman, President and CEO Bob Fornaro has moved into a ...

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