- Airline Offers Low Fares from the Sunshine State to the Mountain State -
ORLANDO, Fla., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a
subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched daily nonstop
flights between Yeager Airport in Charleston, W.Va., and Orlando International
Airport in Orlando, Fla., with West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin and All
Jazzed Up, a local jazz band, on hand to kick off the celebration.
"AirTran Airways continues to bring low fares to overpriced and
underserved markets across the country," said John Kirby, senior director of
strategic planning for AirTran Airways. "We are pleased to begin service from
West Virginia's capital city to Orlando, a premier family vacation
destination. West Virginia residents will love our high quality, high value
"AirTran Airways will revolutionize air travel in West Virginia with the
beginning of non-stop service to Orlando," said Rick Atkinson, Yeager Airport
director. "A true low cost airline that provides excellent service and value
will enable travelers to take advantage of the convenience of air travel to
visit both Florida and West Virginia."
The following nonstop flights between Charleston and Orlando will be
available beginning June 25, 2009:
Nonstop Service Between Charleston and Orlando
From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency
---- -- ------ ------- ------- ---------
Charleston Orlando 1147 4:40 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Tue, Thu, Sat
Orlando Charleston 1146 2:10 p.m. 4:05 p.m. Tue, Thu, Sat
Following is a sample of fares AirTran Airways will offer for its new
flights to/from Orlando. Fares listed are one way, available daily and are
valid in either direction:
Lowest Lowest Lowest Business
Destination Leisure Walk-up Class
----------- ------- ------- ---------------
Orlando $44 $64 $234
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI) and a
Fortune 1000 company, has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the
Airline Quality Rating study for the past two years. The airline offers
coast-to-coast flights on North America's newest all-Boeing fleet with
Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book
a flight, visit http://www.airtran.com.
*All fares are one-way. Lowest Leisure fare and Lowest Walk-up fare are
non-refundable, and a $75 fee per person applies to any change made after
purchase plus any applicable increase in airfare. Lowest Leisure fare requires
a 7-day advance purchase. A first bag may be checked for a fee of up to $15
per person and a second bag may be checked for a fee of up to $25 per person.
Reservations may be obtained or changed through an AirTran Airways Telephone
Reservations Center for an additional $15.00 per person. Fares, routes, and
schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares do not include
per-segment tax of $3.60. 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: AirTran Airways
SOURCE AirTran Airways