- AirTran Airways Flies South to West Palm Beach for the Winter -
ORLANDO, Fla., July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a
subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that it will
be adding daily nonstop service between Stewart International Airport in
Newburgh, N.Y. and Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Fla.,
beginning November 7, 2007. West Palm Beach becomes the third Florida city
that Newburgh customers can reach nonstop.
"AirTran Airways prides itself in offering our customers low prices to
great destinations," said John Kirby, director of strategic planning and
scheduling for AirTran Airways. "Our customers have asked for West Palm Beach
service from Newburgh, and AirTran Airways is delivering."
"We are thrilled that AirTran Airways has decided to add service between
Newburgh, N.Y. and West Palm Beach, Fla.," said Tanya Vanasse, general manager
of marketing for Stewart International Airport. "Thanks to AirTran Airways,
the Hudson Valley has a new, nonstop option to this sun-soaked, popular
In addition to West Palm Beach, AirTran Airways offers nonstop service
between Newburgh and Atlanta, Orlando and Tampa.
AirTran Airways will offer the following nonstop flight options between
Newburgh and West Palm Beach, effective November 7, 2007:
Nonstop Service between Newburgh and West Palm Beach
From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency
Newburgh West Palm Beach 595 2:00 p.m. 5:20 p.m. Daily
West Palm Beach Newburgh 597 5:55 p.m. 8:40 p.m. Daily
Lowest Leisure Lowest Walk-up Lowest Business Class
West Palm Beach $99* $199* $299*
AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company, offers passengers more than 700
affordable, daily flights to 56 destinations throughout the United States.
The airline is the second-largest carrier at its hub, Hartsfield-Jackson
Atlanta International Airport, and one of America's largest low-fare airlines.
With more than 8,800 friendly Crew Members and free online booking on
airtran.com, AirTran Airways makes travel both pleasant and convenient. The
airline flies America's youngest all-Boeing fleet, composed of the fuel-
efficient Boeing 737-700 and 717-200 aircraft. AirTran Airways was also the
first to install XM Satellite Radio on a commercial aircraft and the only
airline with Business Class seating on every flight. For more information,
*All fares are one-way. Lowest leisure and lowest walk-up fares are non-
refundable and a $60 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase
through September 30, 2007, plus any applicable increase in airfare. A $75 fee
per person will apply to changes made after September 30, 2007, plus any
applicable increase in airfare. Reservations may be obtained or changed
through an AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for an additional $5
per person. Lowest leisure fare requires a 7-day advance purchase. Lowest
business class fare is valid for travel on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Fares,
routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares do not
include per-segment tax of $3.40. A segment is defined as one takeoff and one
landing. The September 11th security fee of up to $10 is not included. Airport
Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18 are not included.
Media Contacts: Tad Hutcheson
SOURCE AirTran Airways