AirTran Airways Continues to Expand Flint Market With Nonstop Service to Ft. Myers

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI) , today announced the airline will expand its route map again from Flint by adding new roundtrip flights to Ft. Myers this fall. The new nonstop daily flights will begin November 8, 2005, and will be served by the airline’s popular Boeing 717 aircraft.

“AirTran Airways continues to add exciting new non-stop destinations from Flint Bishop International Airport,” said John Kirby, AirTran Airways Director of Network Planning. “We are pleased to offer to our valued customers in Flint and Northern Oakland County the youngest all-Boeing fleet in North America, Business Class on every flight, and everyday low-fares to all destinations in our network.”

“A nonstop flight to Ft. Myers was our number one priority for additional Florida service,” said Bishop International Airport Director Jim Rice. “We have had more requests for it than any other sunny destination. AirTran Airways is incredibly in-tune with what the travelers in Southeast Michigan want for air service. Our partnership has benefited this entire region by bringing top notch, low-fare service to business and leisure destinations across the country.”

“AirTran Airways has once again shown us how committed they are to proactively providing our community with the most requested nonstop destinations on our passengers’ wish list,” said Pat Corfman, Airport Director of Marketing and Public Relations. “Our convenient facility, combined with their incredible product, continues to be a winning-and expanding-combination for everyone.”

AirTran Airways will offer the following nonstop flight options to/from Flint, effective November 8, 2005:

Nonstop Service to Flint

From Departs Arrives Frequency
Atlanta 8:05 a.m. 9:53 a.m. Daily
Atlanta 12:20 p.m. 2:04 p.m. Daily
Atlanta 4:03 p.m. 5:51 p.m. Daily
Atlanta 8:55 p.m. 10:48 p.m. Daily
Ft. Myers 10:20 a.m. 1:10 p.m. Daily
Las Vegas 8:00 a.m. 2:50 p.m. Daily, except Tuesday and
Wednesday
Orlando 7:50 p.m. 10:20 p.m. Daily

Nonstop Service from Flint

To Departs Arrives Frequency
Atlanta 5:30 a.m. 7:26 a.m. Daily
Atlanta 10:23 a.m. 12:19 p.m. Daily
Atlanta 1:45 p.m. 3:42 p.m. Daily
Atlanta 6:27 p.m. 8:26 p.m. Daily
Ft. Myers 2:34 p.m. 5:24 p.m. Daily
Las Vegas 3:30 p.m. 4:35 p.m. Daily, except Tuesday and
Wednesday
Orlando 7:00 a.m. 9:35 a.m. Daily

AirTran Airways, one of America’s largest low-fare airlines with 6,400 friendly, professional Crew Members, operates over 500 daily flights to 47 destinations. The airline’s hub is at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where it is the second largest carrier. AirTran Airways recently added the fuel-efficient Boeing 737-700 aircraft to create America’s youngest all-Boeing fleet. The airline is also the first carrier to install XM Satellite Radio on a commercial aircraft. For reservations or more information, visit airtran.com (America Online Keyword: AirTran).

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