entered service with ATA in late November 2005. Fleet details at time of shutdown edit The aircraft registration and tail numbers of the ATA fleet include the following significant aircraft. These aircraft were to be used on military troop charters, replacing ATA's aging L1011-500 fleet. On July 19, 2007, Southwest Airlines announced that Kelleher would step down from the role of Chairman and resign from the board of directors in May 2008, though he would remain a full-time employee for another five years. Aiming to reach 1 billion in revenues for the year, Southwest planned continued expansion of its fleet of planes and added Indianapolis to its route map. The company brought in temporary workers to keep 12 of its 18 planes flying, and the union eventually settled for what the airline had initially offered. 2007 edit ATA Airlines announced that Subodh Karnik would become ATA's new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) replacing John. Other schemes were used to celebrate the company's twenty-fifth anniversary, as well as a marketing deal with Hawaiian tour operator, Pleasant Hawaiian Holidays. 3 4 Southwest is consistently named among the top five Most Admired Corporations in America in Fortune magazine's annual poll.
Freiberg, Kevin, and Jackie Freiberg, Nuts! 8 9 Tony Jannus Award for outstanding leadership in the commercial aviation industry, 1993. "Southwest: After Kelleher, More Blue Skies Business Week, April 2, 2001,.
Previously, he had served as Deputy Chair. Loeffelholz, Suzanne, "The Love Line Financial World, March 21, 1989. In 1988, Southwest President Kelleher announced plans to double the airline's size by 1994. Denison remained Chairman of Global Aero Logistics Inc., and was renamed as interim President and CEO when Subodh Karnik stepped down in March 2008. 2 Archived March 22, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. "ATA ExecuJet's aircraft fleet". In late 2005, ATA secured 100 million in committed financing from the firm of MatlinPatterson, and Southwest's original deal with ATA was modified such that Southwest no longer retained the.5 stake, (or any other financial interest in ATA. During the summer of 1986, the airline stepped up the hoopla surrounding its low fares, making "fun" its new corporate byword and implementing a "fun" uniform of golf shirts, surfer shorts, and tennis shoes, along with in-flight games and giveaways. North American Airlines and, world Airways as two separate US-certified air carriers.