AirTran Airways Adds Nonstop Service From Milwaukee to Washington, D.C.

March 24, 2009

- Low Fare Airline Offers Nonstop Service to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport -

ORLANDO, Fla. , March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that beginning June 11, 2009 , the airline will begin two daily nonstop flights between General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wis. and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C.

"AirTran Airways is happy to resume nonstop service from Milwaukee to Washington , D.C.," said Kevin Healy , senior vice president of marketing and planning, AirTran Airways. "It seems to us that the folks in Washington could use a little 'stimulation' so we've expanded our schedule, making it even easier and more affordable for business, as well as leisure travelers, to lend Washington a helping hand."

With the additional service to Washington , AirTran Airways will offer 33 daily departures from Milwaukee to 19 non-stop destinations. The additional flights increase the low-fare airline's Milwaukee growth to over 55 percent.

The following nonstop flights between Milwaukee and Washington, D.C. will be available beginning June 11, 2009 , unless otherwise indicated:

Nonstop Service Between Milwaukee and Washington (National) From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency ---- -- ------ ------- ------- --------- Milwaukee Washington, D.C. 261 9:20 a.m. 12:20 p.m. Daily Milwaukee Washington, D.C. 267 7:00 p.m. 10:00 p.m. Daily Washington, D.C. Milwaukee 264 6:59 a.m. 7:59 a.m. Daily Washington, D.C. Milwaukee 270 6:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Daily

Following is a sample of fares* AirTran Airways will offer for its new flights to/from Milwaukee .

Destination Introductory Lowest Lowest Business Fare* Walk-up* Class* Washington, D.C. (Reagan National) $69 $170 $299

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

* All fares are one-way. Introductory sale fare and lowest walk-up fare are non-refundable, and a $75 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase plus any applicable increase in airfare. Introductory sale fares must be purchased by April 16, 2009 and travel must be completed by June 25, 2009 . A first bag may be checked for a fee of up to $15 per person and a second bag may be checked for a fee of up to $25 per person. Reservations may be obtained or changed through an AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for an additional $15.00 per person. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares do not include per-segment tax of $3.60. A segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. The September 11th security fee of up to $10 is not included. Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18 are not included.

Media Contacts: AirTran Airways Tad Hutcheson Cynthia Tinsley-Douglas 678.254.7442

SOURCE AirTran Airways