AirTran Airways Continues to Grow in Baltimore/Washington

ORLANDO , Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that it will add one daily roundtrip flight between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall...


ORLANDO , Fla., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that it will add one daily roundtrip flight between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Seattle/Tacoma International Airport in Seattle , Wash., on May 6 . The low-cost carrier will also add daily flights between Baltimore/Washington and the following destinations on June 11: Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles , Calif., and Portland International Jetport in Portland , Maine.

"As AirTran Airways has developed its growth strategy for 2008, Baltimore/Washington has emerged as an increasingly important central market," said Kevin Healy , senior vice president of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways. "We have always directed quite a bit of attention toward Baltimore/Washington, but now travelers in the area will be able to enjoy even more flights, with all information and convenient booking accessible at http://www.airtran.com."

With the additional flights, AirTran Airways will offer Baltimore/Washington travelers 51 daily departures to 19 destinations. By June 11 , the airline will offer two daily flights to Seattle/Tacoma, two daily flights to Los Angeles and four daily flights to Portland .

The following nonstop flight will be available between Baltimore/Washington and Seattle/Tacoma, effective May 6, 2008:

The following nonstop flight will be available between Baltimore/Washington and Los Angeles , effective June 11, 2008:

The following nonstop flight will be available between Baltimore/Washington and Portland , Maine, effective June 11, 2008:

AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company, offers more than 700 affordable, daily flights to 58 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 http://www.airtran.com.

SOURCE AirTran Airways

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