AirTran Airways Begins Nonstop Service
from Orange County to Cabo San Lucas and Mexico City
June 3, 2012

AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines, will serve passengers from Terminal C.

AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines,
will serve passengers from Terminal C.



Passengers check in at the AirTran ticket counters in Terminal C.

Decorations adorned Terminal C Sunday, June 3 in celebration of the inaugural service to Mexico.

Decorations adorned Terminal C Sunday, June 3, in celebration of AirTran's inaugural service to Mexico.

A mariachi band wore AirTran sunglasses and played festive music to celebrate the inaugural service to Mexico.

A latin band wore AirTran sunglasses and played festive music to celebrate the inaugural service to Mexico.

Alan L. Murphy, Airport Director, John Wayne Airport, address visitors, passengers and Employees of Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways

Alan L. Murphy, Airport Director, John Wayne Airport, addressed media, visitors, passengers and Employees of Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways.

Third District Supervisor Bill Campbell, Orange County Board of Supervisors

Third District Supervisor Bill Campbell, Orange County Board of Supervisors.

Alejandra Garcia Williams, Consul of Mexico in Santa Ana, CA

Alejandra Garcia Williams, Consul of Mexico in Santa Ana, CA.

Greg Wells, Sr. Vice President, Operations, for Southwest Airlines

Greg Wells, Sr. Vice President, Operations, for Southwest Airlines.

Passengers checking in for the inaugural flight to Cabo San Lucas.

Passengers checking in for the inaugural flight to Cabo San Lucas.

Passengers on the first flights to Cabo San Lucas and Mexico City were treated to festivities with a Mexican flare.

Passengers on the first flights to Cabo San Lucas and Mexico City were treated to festivities with a Mexican flare, hosted by HMSHost and Javi's Restaurant.

Passengers pose in AirTran t-shirts for first flight to Cabo San Lucas.

Passengers pose in AirTran t-shirts.

AirTran operated a Boeing 737 at John Wayne Airport and will utilize Gates 13 and 14 for international flights.

AirTran operates the Boeing-737 at John Wayne Airport and will utilize
Gates 13 and 14 for international flights.

AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines – will serve passengers from Gates 13 and 14 for international departures and arrivals.

AirTran Airways, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines, will serve passengers from Gates 13 and 14 for international departures and arrivals.