The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Atlanta travelers haven't seen the drops in fares that the Dallas-based carrier brought to other cities -- and some fares are up.
A year after the airline's arrival, Southwest planes carry about 2 percent of passengers at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Southwest bought AirTran Airways in 2011 to gain a foothold in Atlanta, then launched its own service here last February. Southwest always said it planned to slowly meld the operations over two or three years. But frequent AirTran travelers say they expected more visible evidence of a new owner that is the nation's largest low-cost carrier.