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AirTran Airways Continues Expansion to Sunny Spots
- Low Cost Airline Adds New Nonstop Jet Service between Tampa and Key West and Additional Service to Popular Leisure Destinations -

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced new nonstop service from Tampa to Key West, as well as additional flights to several of its most popular, warm and sunny locations, including Tampa, San Juan, Phoenix and Orlando beginning this winter.

These new flights are in addition to the low-cost carrier's already extensive flight options to some of the most visited cities in the U.S. and the Caribbean. AirTran is adding new Key West service from Tampa in addition to the recently announced nonstop service to San Juan, which begins April 5, 2011.

"Key West is such a unique destination and, AirTran is pleased to offer the only jet service from Tampa, making it even more convenient, "said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vice president of marketing and sales. "Adding service to these popular destinations is an important part of our goal to provide the best service possible to places our customers want to go at a great value."

Upcoming New Service

The following nonstop flights between Tampa and Key West will be available beginning March 10, 2011:

Nonstop Service Between Tampa and Key West

From

To

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Tampa

Key West

521

12:14 p.m.

1:19 p.m.

Daily

Key West

Tampa

122

12:59 p.m.

2:04 p.m.

Daily


Upcoming Additional Service

The following nonstop flights between Milwaukee and Phoenix will be available beginning December 13, 2010*:

Nonstop Service Between Milwaukee and Phoenix

From

To

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Milwaukee

Phoenix

573*

8:55 a.m.

11:55 a.m.

Daily

Milwaukee

Phoenix

575**

7:50 p.m.

10:50 p.m.

Daily

Milwaukee

Phoenix

575**

7:55 p.m.

9:45 p.m.

Daily

Phoenix

Milwaukee

570***

8:45 a.m.

1:00 p.m.

Daily

Phoenix

Milwaukee*

572*

1:55 p.m.

6:10 p.m.

Daily

Phoenix

Milwaukee

576****

11:59 p.m.

5:19 a.m.

Daily


*Arizona does not observe daylight savings time. Flight schedules adjust at Phoenix one hour earlier effective March 13, 2011.

**Flight 575 begins operation on December 21, 2010, and will depart at 7:50 p.m. until January 3, 2011, when it will cease operating until March 13, 2011, when it will begin to depart at 7:55 p.m.

***Flight 570 will operate from December 21, 2010 until January 3, 1011.

****Flight 576 will operate from March 13, 2011 until May 4, 2011.

The following nonstop flights between Akron/Canton and Orlando will be available beginning December 21, 2010:

Nonstop Service Between Akron/Canton and Orlando

From

To

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Akron/Canton

Orlando

716

1:21 p.m.

3:46 p.m.

Daily

Akron/Canton

Orlando

1407

5:53 p.m.

8:19 p.m.

Daily*

Orlando

Akron/Canton

961

2:01 p.m.

4:19 p.m.

Daily

Orlando

Akron/Canton

1406

4:44 p.m.

7:02 p.m.

Daily*


*Does not operate on Tuesdays and Wednesdays January 4, 2011, through February 16, 2011.

The following nonstop flights between Milwaukee and Tampa will be available beginning March 8, 2011:

Nonstop Service Between Milwaukee and Tampa

From

To

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Milwaukee

Tampa

379

7:40 a.m.

11:31 a.m.

Daily

Milwaukee

Tampa

377

1:54 p.m.

5:35 p.m.

Daily

Tampa

Milwaukee

378

11:40 a.m.

2:00 p.m.

Daily

Tampa

Milwaukee

376

6:15 p.m.

8:04 p.m.

Daily


The following nonstop flights between Baltimore/Washington and San Juan will be available beginning April 5, 2011:

Nonstop Service Between Baltimore/Washington and San Juan

From

To

Flight

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Baltimore/Washington

San Juan

18

11:11 a.m.

3:22 p.m.

Daily

Baltimore/Washington

San Juan

16

7:55 p.m.

11:44 p.m.

Daily

San Juan

Baltimore/Washington

17

7:00 a.m.

11:10 a.m.

Daily

San Juan

Baltimore/Washington

19

4:22 p.m.

8:40 p.m.

Daily


AirTran Airways is a Fortune 1000 company and has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating study for the past three years. AirTran Airways is the only major airline with Gogo Inflight Internet on every flight and offers coast-to-coast service on North America's newest all-Boeing fleet. Our low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating, Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit http://www.airtran.com/.



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