AirTran Airways Expands Westward from Flint with Nonstop Service to Las Vegas

Flights Begin This Summer with $99 Introductory Fare

ORLANDO, Fla., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI) , today announced the airline will expand its route map westward from Flint and add new roundtrip flights to Las Vegas this summer. The new nonstop flights, five times weekly, will begin August 4, 2005, and will be served by the airline’s popular Boeing 737 aircraft.

“Non-stop service to Las Vegas is the natural next step in the successful partnership of AirTran Airways and Flint Bishop International,” said Kevin Healy, AirTran Airways’ vice president of planning and sales. “Flint area travelers have been tremendously supportive of AirTran as we’ve grown from our initial service to our Atlanta hub, through expansion to Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale. Flint to Las Vegas is another win-win for the community and AirTran Airways”

“AirTran Airways has a long history of responding to the air service needs of the Southeast Michigan market,” said Jim Rice, Airport Director for Flint Bishop International Airport.

“As the only nonstop flight to Las Vegas, we’re sure it will be a popular and well traveled route.”

AirTran Airways will offer the following nonstop flight options to/from Flint, effective August 4, 2005:

Nonstop Service to Flint

From Departs Arrives Frequency
Las Vegas 8:00 a.m. 2:50 p.m. Daily, except Tuesday
and Wednesday

Nonstop Service from Flint

To Departs Arrives Frequency
Las Vegas 3:30 p.m. 4:40 p.m. Daily, except Tuesday
and Wednesday

Listed below are sample one-way fares (valid in either direction) to/from

Destination Introductory Sale Fare
Las Vegas $99 *

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 (America Online Keyword: AirTran).

* All fares are one-way. All fares are non-refundable and a $50 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase plus any applicable increase in airfare. Fares are not valid on connection flights. Fares must be purchased by June 15, 2005 and are available for travel between August 4 and November 8, 2005. Seats are limited subject to availability and may not be available on all flights. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Blackout dates are as follows: September 1, 2 and 5, 2005. Fares do not include per-segment tax of $3.20. 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.

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