AirTran Holdings may have nudged Midwest Air Group a step closer to a merger after its three candidates were elected yesterday to the nine-member Midwest board. In light of the change, Midwest said it would permit AirTran to present its takeover proposal to the board. But at the same time, the Milwaukee-based carrier made a point of stating that it had made "no determination to engage in negotiations with AirTran." Based on a preliminary vote count, AirTran nominees John Albertine, Jeffrey ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Printer-friendly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.