Southwest Cuts 300 Atlanta Airtran Workers

Southwest owns Airtran Airways

southwest airlinesSouthwest Airlines will be laying off about 300 ground workers from its AirTran Airways’ workforce at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

The airline says all 300 of the baggage handlers, ticket counter and gate agents can get jobs in other cities — if they are willing relocate. If not, they will get severance packages.

Southwest bought AirTran in 2011.

Read more at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution