Archive for August, 2011

As reported on seekingalpha.com:  Executives at Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways toiled last summer on the various details related to merging their operations. A major merger is difficult to put together, but integrating the companies can be even tougher. “What you’re doing is integrating every aspect of the business from how you board people to how the flight attendants serve them drinks,” said Darryl Jenkins, an aviation consultant. “Do you give them a can? Do you pour it into a glass? There are hundreds of thousands of tiny details like this that have to be examined and integrated, so it’s no small task.  Click here to read full article.

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