AirTran Airways' bid to acquire Midwest Airlines was dealt a slight setback this week when the New York Supreme Court ruled the carrier was not entitled to a list of Midwest shareholders (ATWOnline, Feb. 2). AirTran, which sought to take its $345 million tender offer directly to shareholders, said it will appeal the ruling and continue to provide information about its merger proposal to Midwest shareholders. "Because AirTran could not meet Wisconsin's statutory requirements for obtaining the ...

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