AirTran Airways Brings Back Nonstop Service to Ft. Myers from Akron-Canton Airport

GREEN, Ohio , Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine warm breezes, a view of the ocean from your beach chair and a fruity drink in hand - this could be you in Ft. Myers. This popular winter getaway is back just in time for the bone-chilling Ohio winter. Just think, in the time it takes you to trade in your winter coat for a new swimsuit you can be on your way nonstop to Southwest Florida International Airport in Ft. Myers (RSW) from the Akron-Canton Airport (CAK).

"With convenient non-stop service from Akron - Canton to Orlando , Tampa and now Fort Myers , AirTran Airways makes it easy for Northeast Ohio residents to escape the snow and cold this winter to a sunny Florida destination," said John P. Kirby , Senior Director of Strategic Planning for AirTran Airways.

"Ft. Myers is the number one winter getaway for Northeast Ohioans," said Kristie Van Auken , Senior Vice-President and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer. "We are thrilled that AirTran Airways is bringing back the service again this year and better yet, at a price customers can afford."

Of course, AirTran's other Florida non-stops from CAK, Orlando and Tampa , are popular too. Better yet, AirTran Airways offers business class seating with XM satellite radio on every flight aboard their comfy, new Boeing jets. So say "goodbye" to the Ohio winter and "hello" to sinking your toes into the warm sand.

Nonstop flights between Akron / Canton and Ft. Myers

About Akron - Canton Airport

Akron-Canton Airport kicked off CAK 2018, its 10-year, $110-million Capital Improvement Plan in March of this year. The plan is the most ambitious in the airport's 62-year history and includes a 600 ft. runway extension allowing full-sized jets to reach the west coast, Caribbean and Mexico . Other projects include a Customs and Border Patrol Facility, extended upper level concourse and the construction of Port Green , an industrial park that could bring more than 1,000 high paying jobs to northeast Ohio . Photos of the airport are available at www.flickr.com/akroncantonairport; and Facebook members are warmly invited to join the Akron-Canton Airport group at www.Facebook.com by searching for Akron-Canton Airport. Additional information including flight reservations, driving instructions, and relaxation station is available at www.akroncantonairport.com, CAK's comprehensive web portal. Akron-Canton Airport a better way to go(R).

About AirTran Airways

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), a Fortune 1000 company, is ranked number one in the 2008 Airline Quality Rating study. The airline offers coast-to-coast flights, North America's newest all-Boeing fleet, friendly service and Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit airtran.com.

SOURCE Akron - Canton Regional Airport

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