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Newspaper: Critical FAA draft report on ValuJet was toned down

...aircraft, The Plain Dealer reported Sunday. ValuJet is now known as AirTran Airlines. An FAA draft report said random checks of eight of 33 ValuJet...ValuJet merged with AirTran Airways of Orlando, Fla., and became AirTran Airlines.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/30/bus_225135.shtml
Business
Report: FAA finds more safety problems at former ValuJet

...flight was blamed on parts with falsified maintenance records. The violations found at the airline, now called AirTran Airlines and based in Orlando, Fla., included falsified documents, improper maintenance, faulty repairs and repeated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/12/bus_220442.shtml
Business
Market airport smartly

...eyeteeth to have Columbia's little 10 percent drop. Fortunately, talks are under way with Midway, Northwest and AirTran airlines, any of which are welcome to bring jets here and restart an air cargo business as well. High-level talks are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/07/op_317384.shtml
Opinion columns | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
FAA: No review planned of ValuJet merger

...combine their operating certificates, Ms. Bergen said. The planned merger will allow ValuJet to change its name to AirTran Airlines and will put both carriers under a common marketing banner and management. ValuJet has failed to return to profitability...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/14/biz_211311.shtml
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NFL player's relatives settle ValuJet crash suit

...than $15 million and the settlement was worth $9.1 million when adjusted for inflation. ValuJet, now flying as AirTran Airlines, and its former maintenance contractor, SabreTech, said the previous agreement would have eventually paid $28...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/13/bus_228034.shtml
Business
ValuJet to begin Atlanta-Houston flights

...of the Florida Everglades crash that killed 110, announced plans last month to merge with Orlando, Fla.-based AirTran Airlines and adopt the AirTran name. No date has been announced for completion of the merger.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/21/biz_213290.shtml
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Miller leads in fund raising

...000 each from PACs formed by the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Georgia Power Co., Orlando-based AirTran Airlines, Columbus-based AFLAC insurance company and Philip Morris Cos.; and $10,000 from two PACs associated with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/17/met_300453.shtml
Metro
Plane makes emergency landing

An AirTran Airlines flight carrying 57 people safely made an emergency landing at Augusta Regional Airport at 4:35 p.m. today. The Boeing 717...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/23/met_390315.shtml
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
ValuJet picks new ad agency

...has hired Chicago-based Cramer-Krasselt. The ads will begin appearing after ValuJet starts flying under the AirTran Airlines name this fall. Until then, the incumbent Hughes Advertising of Atlanta will continue creating ads for ValuJet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/24/biz_211795.shtml
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