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AirTran Airways Continues Westward Expansion with New Nonstop Service Between Indianapolis and San Francisco Starting Today
  - Additional Flight between Indianapolis and Los Angeles starts June 20 -

ORLANDO, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched the airline's new nonstop daily service from Indianapolis International Airport to San Francisco International Airport. The service will operate from San Francisco International Airport's International terminal on the airline's popular Boeing 737 aircraft.

AirTran Airways recently launched new nonstop service from Indianapolis to Los Angeles on May 9, 2006, and will add a second nonstop flight June 20, 2006. By the end of June, the airline will fly to eight nonstop destinations from Indianapolis, including Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale (seasonal), Ft. Myers, Los Angeles, Orlando, San Francisco, Sarasota/Bradenton (seasonal) and Tampa.

"We are committed to providing our Indianapolis customers with low-fare, high-quality service to some of the most desired business and leisure destinations in the U.S.," said Kevin Healy, AirTran Airways' vice president of planning. "This new service to San Francisco will offer race fans an easy and affordable option to follow the AirTran Airways sponsored Andretti-Green Racing Team and the Indy Racing League to wine country for the IRL Grand Prix of Sonoma at the Infineon Raceway on August 27, 2006."

AirTran Airways now offers the following nonstop flight options between Indianapolis and San Francisco:

            Nonstop Service between Indianapolis and San Francisco

        From           To        Flight    Departs     Arrives   Frequency
    Indianapolis  San Francisco   166     9:20 a.m.   10:55 a.m.   Daily

        From           To        Flight    Departs     Arrives   Frequency
    San Francisco Indianapolis    167    11:50 a.m.    7:00 p.m.   Daily

             Nonstop Service between Indianapolis and Los Angeles

        From           To        Flight     Departs     Arrives   Frequency
    Indianapolis   Los Angeles    192      8:00 a.m.   9:25 a.m.   Daily
    Indianapolis*  Los Angeles*   194      6:15 p.m.   7:40 p.m.   Daily
    * Effective June 20, 2006

        From           To        Flight    Departs     Arrives   Frequency
    Los Angeles    Indianapolis    193    12:05 p.m.   7:05 p.m.   Daily
    Los Angeles*   Indianapolis*   195     8:00 a.m.   3:00 p.m.   Daily
    * Effective June 20, 2006

AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company and one of America's largest low- fare airlines with 7,500 friendly, professional Crew Members, operates nearly 700 daily flights to 50 destinations. The airline's hub is at Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where it is the second largest carrier. AirTran Airways recently added the fuel-efficient Boeing 737-700 aircraft to create America's youngest all-Boeing fleet. The airline is also the first carrier to install XM Satellite Radio on a commercial aircraft and the only airline with Business Class and XM Satellite Radio on every flight. For reservations or more information, visit http://www.airtran.com (America Online Keyword: AirTran).


    Media Contacts:  Tad Hutcheson
                     tad.hutcheson@airtran.com
                     678.254.7442

                     Judy Graham-Weaver
                     judy.graham-weaver@airtran.com
                     678.254.7448


SOURCE  AirTran Airways
    -0-                             06/07/2006
    /CONTACT:  Tad Hutcheson, tad.hutcheson@airtran.com, +1-678-254-7442, or
Judy Graham-Weaver, judy.graham-weaver@airtran.com, +1-678-254-7448, both for
AirTran Airways/
    /Web site:  http://www.airtran.com /
    (AAI)

CO:  AirTran Airways
ST:  Florida
IN:  AIR TRA
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