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Southwest goes Southeast

27 September 2010 By Robert Cyran

The dominant discount airline s takeover gives it valuable gates in Atlanta and several Northeast cities. While AirTran poses operational risk and comes at a 69 pct premium, the promised synergies are worth about $2.8 bln. Even if some savings disappear, the deal stacks up.

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