Airtran Airways Airtran Airways is a low-cost airline offering flights from its hubs in Orlando, Atlanta, Milwaukee and Baltimore. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Airtran offers passengers reclining seats with generous leg room, food, and a great selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Airtran offers in-flight entertainment options that include movies and music on XM satellite radio. In 1997, Airtran Airways merged with ValuJet, and was purchased by Southwest Airlines in 2011. Flyers can check their status in A+ Rewards, Airtran’s frequent flyer program, at Airtran.com.