AirTran Holdings 8-K 2006
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) December 13, 2006
AirTran Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
9955 AirTran Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32827
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (407) 251-5600
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure
On December 13, 2006, the registrant, AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI) announced that it has made a proposal with respect to a business combination transaction with Midwest Air Group, Inc. (ASE:MEH), the parent company of Midwest Airlines, Inc. On December 13, 2006, the Company also held a conference call/webcast to discuss its proposal with respect to the acquisition of Midwest, and a rebroadcast of this webcast presentation may be located on AirTrans website at http://investor.airtran.com. A transcript of the conference call/webcast is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
The Company has posted two sets of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding the proposed Midwest transaction on its website at www.airtran.com/midwest. The first of these FAQs addresses general questions the Companys customers might have regarding its proposal for a business combination with Midwest, and it is attached as Exhibit 99.2 and is incorporated herein by reference. The second set of FAQs is addressed to employees of the Company and discusses how such a business combination might affect them. It is attached as Exhibit 99.3 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.