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Survey Says: The next Stop for AirTran Airways Low Fares is Phoenix!
- AirTran Airways Navigates a New Course to the Valley of the Sun -

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov 28, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that the airline will expand its route map to add Phoenix, Ariz. as its next destination. The low-cost carrier will launch new nonstop service between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on February 15, 2007. The routes will be served by the fuel efficient Boeing 737-700 aircraft, part of AirTran Airways' youngest all- Boeing fleet in America.

The new service to Phoenix comes as a result of AirTran Airways' recent online survey that asked consumers, "Where do you want low fares next?" Initiated late last month, AirTran Airways dedicated a portion of its web site to the survey where consumers could log on and vote for the airline's next destination. Phoenix emerged as AirTran Airways' next destination for giving travelers access to low fares and unique onboard amenities including business class seating on every flight and free XM Satellite Radio programming at every seat.

"We are excited to expand to Phoenix and bring our growing route network to the Southwestern United States," said Kevin Healy, vice president of planning for AirTran Airways. "With convenient online booking and an award- winning frequent flier program, AirTran Airways will be the easiest way to escape to Phoenix to enjoy the desert sun, the famous resorts with great shopping and restaurants, the many natural wonders like the Grand Canyon, and perhaps a few rounds of golf at the region's renowned courses."

"We are very excited about AirTran Airways starting service at Phoenix Sky Harbor. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world and providing additional options for travelers between the bustling business hubs of Atlanta and Phoenix adds to customer service at Sky Harbor," said Danny Murphy, Acting Aviation Director, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

AirTran Airways will offer one roundtrip flight to Phoenix beginning February 15, 2007, with the addition of a second roundtrip flight on February 22, 2007. The airline will add a flight from Atlanta to Phoenix on March 6, 2007, and a return flight from Phoenix to Atlanta on March 7, 2007. AirTran Airways will offer the following nonstop flight options between Phoenix International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport:

    Nonstop Service between Phoenix and Atlanta (begins February 15, 2007)

          From           To        Flight    Departs     Arrives    Frequency
         Atlanta       Phoenix      540     9:20 a.m.   11:40 a.m.    Daily
         Phoenix       Atlanta      545     12:30 p.m.  6:10 p.m.     Daily

    Nonstop Service between Phoenix and Atlanta (begins February 22, 2007)

          From           To        Flight    Departs     Arrives    Frequency
         Atlanta       Phoenix      538     8:05 p.m.   10:25 p.m.    Daily
         Phoenix       Atlanta      539     11:25 p.m.  5:00 a.m.*    Daily

    *Arrives the next day

    Nonstop Service between Phoenix and Atlanta (begins March 6 & 7, 2007)

          From           To        Flight    Departs     Arrives   Frequency
        Atlanta*      Phoenix*      542     5:30 p.m.   7:45 p.m.    Daily
        Phoenix**     Atlanta**     543     8:00 a.m.   1:30 p.m.    Daily

    *Service begins March 6, 2007
    **Service begins March 7, 2007

Following is a sample of fares* AirTran Airways will offer for its new flights to/from Phoenix. Travel on introductory fares must be booked by Dec. 14, 2006 for flights through March 14, 2007. Blackout dates are February 19 and 20, 2007. Fares listed are one way, available daily and are valid in either direction:

           City Pair              Description           Introductory Fare
       Atlanta - Phoenix       Introductory Sale               $119
       Atlanta - Phoenix         Coach Walk-up                 $319
       Atlanta - Phoenix         Business Class                $399

AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company and one of America's largest low- fare airlines with 8,000 friendly, professional Crew Members, operates nearly 700 daily flights to 52 destinations. The airline's hub is at Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where it is the second largest carrier. AirTran Airways' aircraft features the fuel-efficient Boeing 737-700 and 717- 200 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).

* All fares are one-way. All fares are non-refundable, and a $50 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase plus any applicable increase in airfare. A $60 fee per person will apply to changes made after December 31, 2006, 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. Service to Phoenix, Ariz., begins on Feb. 15, 2007. Tickets must be purchased by Dec. 14, 2006. Travel must be completed by March 14, 2007. Blackout dates are February 19-20, 2007. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares do not include per- segment tax of $3.30. 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

Judy Graham-Weaver

SOURCE AirTran Airways

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