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AirTran Airways Begins Service Between Columbus, Ohio, and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

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2009-03-05 03:53:20     
AirTran Airways

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched daily nonstop flights from Port Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio, to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The expanding carrier will be the only airline to offer nonstop daily service between Port Columbus International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

The airline also recently announced that it will begin operating a third daily nonstop flight on May 21, 2009, to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Ga., where passengers can connect to more than 40 destinations. AirTran Airways also provides nonstop service from Port Columbus to Ft. Myers, Fla., and Orlando, Fla.

"AirTran Airways is pleased to add another destination to our existing service in Columbus," said Tad Hutcheson, vice president of marketing and sales for AirTran Airways. "As the only airline to offer nonstop daily service to from Columbus to Fort Lauderdale, we are reinforcing our commitment to central Ohio and its residents by providing greater passenger choice and fares."

"The Airport Authority is extremely pleased that AirTran Airways is expanding service at Port Columbus after being here only four months," said David Whitaker, vice president of business development and communications. "We appreciate the airline's confidence in the Columbus market and its investment in the region."

The following nonstop flights between Columbus and Fort Lauderdale will be available beginning March 5, 2009.

Nonstop Service Between Columbus and Fort Lauderdale

From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency
Columbus Fort Lauderdale 1105 4:03 p.m. 6:43 p.m. Daily
Fort Lauderdale Columbus 1104 1:45 p.m. 4:25 p.m. Daily

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 http://www.airtran.com.

Media Contacts: AirTran Airways
Tad Hutcheson
Judy Graham-Weaver
Cynthia Tinsley-Douglas

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