AirTran Airways Brings Rays and Relaxation to Newport News/Williamsburg

ORLANDO , Fla., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, asubsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that it willbe adding new flight service, beginning in February 2008 , between NewportNews/Williamsburg International Airport in Newport News, Va., and Tampa International Airport in Tampa , Fla.

"AirTran Airways is pleased to give Hampton Roads residents moreconvenience and lower fares with this new flight to Tampa , one of our mostpopular Florida destinations," said Kevin Healy , AirTran Airways vicepresident for planning. "And we're glad to provide Floridians easy access tocolonial Williamsburg. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, passengerswill save money while they relax on one of our new Boeing aircraft."

AirTran Airways currently offers daily flights from NewportNews/Williamsburg to two vacation hotspots in Florida: Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando . The airline offers one nonstop flight to both Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando and five nonstop flights to its hub in Atlanta , Ga. Newport News andWilliamsburg residents can reach 10 destinations in Florida via connections in Atlanta .

AirTran Airways will offer the following nonstop flight options betweenNewport News and Tampa , effective February 14, 2008:

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