AirTran Airways Ramps Up Service to Orlando


15 Feb 2007 [22:02h]     Bookmark and Share



Low-Cost Carrier Links Two New Cities and Expands Service to a Third

ORLANDO, Fla. – AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), announced that it will expand its ever-growing route map with additional nonstop service to one of the nation’s top leisure markets. Effective May 8, 2007, the airline will introduce new nonstop service between Orlando and both Memphis and Kansas City. At the same time, AirTran Airways will launch a second daily nonstop flight between Milwaukee and Orlando.

„AirTran Airways prides itself on being an airline that never stops improving flight service and travel options for our customers,“ said Kevin Healy, AirTran Airways‘ vice president of planning. „We are excited to link Orlando, one of the country’s top tourist destinations, with Memphis and Kansas City while at the same time expanding our flight schedule to accommodate more customers in Milwaukee.“

The following nonstop service between Memphis International Airport and Orlando International Airport is available beginning May 8, 2007, unless otherwise noted:

                 Nonstop Service Between Orlando and Memphis

    From        To          Flight     Departs      Arrives      Frequency

    Memphis     Orlando     534        10:13 a.m.   1:08 p.m.    Daily

    Orlando     Memphis     535        1:06 p.m.    2:21 p.m.    Daily

The following nonstop service between Kansas City International Airport and Orlando International Airport is available beginning May 8, 2007, unless otherwise noted:

               Nonstop Service Between Orlando and Kansas City

    From          To             Flight    Departs      Arrives      Frequency

    Kansas City   Orlando        417       5:15 p.m.    8:55 p.m.    Daily

    Orlando       Kansas City    415       1:58 p.m.    3:43 p.m.    Daily

The following nonstop service between General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee and Orlando International Airport is available beginning May 8, 2007, unless otherwise noted:

                Nonstop Service Between Orlando and Milwaukee


    From          To           Flight    Departs      Arrives       Frequency

    Milwaukee*    Orlando*     677       8:00 a.m.    11:36 a.m.    Daily

    Milwaukee     Orlando      675       2:51 p.m.    6:29 p.m.     Daily

    Orlando       Milwaukee    674       11:40 a.m.   1:30 p.m.     Daily

    Orlando       Milwaukee    676       6:58 p.m.    8:45 p.m.     Daily

    *Service begins May 9, 2007.

Following are introductory fares* AirTran Airways will offer for the new Orlando service. Travel on introductory fares must be booked by March 28, 2007, for flights between May 8, 2007, and June 13, 2007. Blackout dates are May 25, 28 and 29, 2007. Fares listed are one way, available daily and are valid in either direction:

    City Pair                       Introductory Fare
    Kansas City - Orlando           $69
    Memphis - Orlando               $69
    Milwaukee - Orlando             $69

AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company and one of America’s largest low- fare airlines with more than 8,000 friendly, professional Crew Members, operates more than 700 daily flights to 54 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 $60 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase 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. Introductory fares must be purchased by March 28, 2007. Introductory fare travel is valid beginning May 8, 2007 and must be completed by June 13, 2007. Tickets must be purchased by March 28, 2007. Travel must be completed by June 13, 2007. Blackout dates are May 25, 28 and 29, 2007. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares do not include per- segment tax of $3.40. 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.


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