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Southwest-AirTran merger good for Knoxville

AIRTRAN+AIRWAYS+SOUTHWEST+M.jpgSouthwest Airlines announcement today that it intends to buy AirTran Airways could be good news for Knoxville air service.

Regional air travel advocates have tried for years to convince Southwest to come to Knoxville. AirTran is already in Knoxville, offering flights to Orlando.

If the merger goes through, Southwest could add AirTran flights in Knoxville.

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