AirTran Airways Launches New Service Between Milwaukee and Minneapolis-St. Paul

ORLANDO, Fla. , May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched new nonstop service from Milwaukee, Wis. , to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.

"Effective today, AirTran Airways is now making it affordable for both leisure and business travelers to fly between the Twin Cities and Milwaukee," said Kevin Healy , senior vice president of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways. "Whether it's to visit the Mall of America or to catch a Brewers game, customers can now get there with the lowest fares around."

The following nonstop flights between Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. , and Milwaukee, Wis. , will be available beginning May 5, 2009 , unless otherwise noted.

From Milwaukee , this summer, AirTran Airways offers 33 flights per day. Following is a sample of fares* AirTran Airways will offer for its new flights to/from Minneapolis-St. Paul . Travel on introductory fares must be booked by May 12, 2009 , for travel through November 11, 2009 . Fares listed are one way, available daily and are valid in either direction:

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI) and a Fortune 1000 company, has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating study for the past two years. The airline offers coast-to-coast flights on North America's newest all-Boeing fleet with Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit

* Ten-day advance purchase required. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Tickets must be purchased by May 12, 2009 . Fares are valid for travel through November 11, 2009 . A first bag may be checked for a fee of up to $15 per person and a second bag may be checked for a fee of up to $25 per person. Reservations may be obtained or changed through an AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for an additional $15 per person. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares shown do not include Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18. The September 11th security fee of up to $10 is not included. Fares do not include segment taxes of $3.60 per segment. A segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing.

SOURCE AirTran Airways