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An AirTran airplane is seen on the ground at Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport - Atlanta, GA - Sep 12, 2009 - Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Southwest Airlines Buying AirTran

The buyout, funded mostly with debt, will also give Southwest a bigger slice of the market in cities like Boston and New York, where it has been expanding.

09/27/2010