AirTran Strengthens Presence in Milwaukee
Orlando, Florida-based AirTran Airways, which has a hub in Atlanta, has announced that Milwaukee to be 2nd. HUB regarding launching both a pilot and flight attendant base in Milwaukee to support its increased operations, competing with Midwest Airlines. Initially, at least 50 AirTran flight attendants and 50 pilots are expected to be based there. This move, expected to occur in April of 2010, will catapult AirTran Airways with the largest mainline aircraft passenger airline presence in Milwaukee.