AirTran Holdings, Inc., Comments on Midwest Air Group's Board Committee

AirTran Holdings, Inc. announced that it is pleased that Midwest Air Group, Inc., Board of Directors has formed a committee to review strategic alternatives including the offer by AirTran.

AirTran has filed a Registration Statement (No. 333-139917) with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Form S-4 relating to the AirTran common stock to be issued to holders of Midwest shares in the offer (the "Registration Statement"). The terms and conditions of the Offer are set forth in the prospectus, which is a part of the registration statement (the "Prospectus"), and the related Letter of Transmittal, which also are exhibits to the Schedule TO.

Investors and security holders are urged to read the Registration Statement, as well as any other relevant documents filed with the SEC, and any amendments or supplements to those documents, because they contain or will contain important information.

Investors and security holders may obtain a free copy of the Registration Statement, the Schedule TO, and amendments and supplements to such respective documents at The Registration Statement, the Schedule TO, and such other documents and amendments and supplements to such respective documents may also be obtained free of charge from AirTran by directing such request to: Richard P. Magurno, Corporate Secretary, AirTran Holdings, Inc., 9955 AirTran Boulevard, Orlando, Florida 32827, or to the information agent for this offering: Innisfree M&A Incorporated, 501 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10022.

Media Contacts: Tad Hutcheson 678.254.7442 Judy Graham-Weaver 678.254.7448 Investor Contacts: Jennifer Shotwell Or Alan Miller Innisfree M&A Incorporated 212-750-5833

SOURCE AirTran Holdings, Inc.

CONTACT: Media, Tad Hutcheson,, +1-678-254-7442, or Judy Graham-Weaver,, +1-678-254-7448, both of AirTran Airways; or Investors, Jennifer Shotwell, or Alan Miller, of Innisfree M&A Incorporated, +1-212-750-5833


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