Low-Fare Carrier Offers New Flights to Vacation Destinations
ORLANDO, Fla., – AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that it will be adding new flight service, beginning Feb. 14, 2008, between Pittsburgh International Airport and Southwest Florida International Airport in Ft. Myers. Also beginning the same day, the low-fare carrier will increase its service between Pittsburgh and Tampa to daily flights from Saturday-only and introduce daily flights between Pittsburgh and Ft. Lauderdale.
„Pittsburgh residents have appreciated our low fares, quality service and expanding Florida route network since we started flying to the Steel City seven years ago,“ said Bob Fornaro, president and COO of AirTran Airways. „When Pittsburgh residents want to escape winter, all they have to do is board one of our comfortable Boeing aircraft, relax with our free XM Satellite Radio and they’ll soon be enjoying the Florida sun, sand and surf.“
AirTran Airways currently offers five daily flights from Pittsburgh to four Florida vacation destinations: Ft. Myers, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa and Orlando. The airline offers two nonstop flights to Orlando and four nonstop flights to Atlanta, Ga. Pittsburgh residents can reach 10 destinations in Florida via connections in Atlanta.
AirTran Airways will offer the following nonstop flight options between Pittsburgh and Ft. Myers, effective February 14, 2008:
Nonstop Service between Pittsburgh and Ft. Myers From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Pittsburgh Ft. Myers 801 12:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. Daily Ft. Myers Pittsburgh 804 3:05 p.m. 5:35 p.m. Daily
AirTran Airways will offer the following nonstop flight options between Pittsburgh and Tampa, effective February 14, 2008:
Nonstop Service between Pittsburgh and Tampa From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Pittsburgh Tampa 808 5:10 p.m. 7:35 p.m. Daily Tampa Pittsburgh 809 9:00 a.m. 11:25 a.m. Daily
AirTran Airways will offer the following nonstop flight options between Pittsburgh and Ft. Lauderdale, effective February 14, 2008:
Nonstop Service between Pittsburgh and Ft. Lauderdale From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Pittsburgh Ft. Lauderdale 986 8:00 a.m. 10:37 a.m. Daily Ft. Lauderdale Pittsburgh 988 6:09 p.m. 8:43 p.m. Daily
AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company, offers more than 700 affordable, daily flights to 55 U.S. destinations. With 8,900 friendly Crew Members and America’s youngest all-Boeing fleet, AirTran Airways provides XM Satellite Radio and Business Class seating on every flight. For more information and free online booking, visit airtran.com.