ORLANDO, Fla., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), announced today that the results of the representation vote by its customer service, ramp and reservations agents have been released by the National Mediation Board (NMB). Ballots for the election, which was conducted by the NMB, were counted today in Washington. The Board informed the airline that 34 percent of the 2,904 eligible voters cast votes in favor of representation by the International Association of Machinists (IAM)-a majority of the votes cast. Thirty percent of eligible voters voted against representation and 36 percent of eligible voters did not vote.
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 www.airtran.com.
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