ORLANDO , Fla., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), announced today that it will add service between General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee and New York LaGuardia Airport effective for travel May 6, 2008 . The route will be served with the airline's popular and fuel-efficient Boeing 737-700 and Boeing 717-200 aircraft, which make up America's youngest all Boeing fleet.
"Passenger demand for AirTran Airways' product has been strong in Milwaukee , and we are excited to offer our Milwaukee customers new nonstop service to New York City ," said Kevin Healy , senior vice president of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways. "With well-timed flights and low- fares, passengers can sit back, listen to XM Satellite Radio and enjoy their flight to the city that never sleeps. AirTran Airways' service expansion from Milwaukee to Las Vegas and Phoenix has been extremely well received. We think the addition of New York will be a strong market for both business and leisure travelers and a key part of our growing network from Mitchell Field ."
AirTran Airways currently offers nonstop service form Milwaukee to Atlanta , Baltimore-Washington, Ft. Myers, Las Vegas , Orlando , Phoenix and Tampa . Today's announcement is the first of several exciting new service initiatives for AirTran from Milwaukee in 2008.
The following nonstop flight options will be available between General Mitchell International Airport and New York's LaGuardia Airport, for travel effective May 6, 2008:
Following is a sample of fares* AirTran Airways will offer for its new flights between Milwaukee and New York's LaGuardia Airport. Fares listed are one way, available daily and are valid in either direction:
AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company, offers more than 700 affordable, daily flights to 56 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