AirTran Airways Gives Away 1,000 Free Round-Trip Flights To Customers on the Airline’s Website, airtran.com

- *One Week, One Thousand Free Flights to Find the Lowest Fares –

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI) , today announced that the airline will give away 1,000 round-trip flights to customers who visit and register at the company’s web site. The company also announced that, effective immediately, the airline’s lowest fares will always be available at http://airtran.com/.

The airline announced that 1,000 round-trip tickets will be given away randomly beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, October 17 ending at 4:59 a.m. on Saturday, October 22 to customers who go to the new and improved airtran.com. Visitors will simply need to enter their name, email and A-Plus Rewards number in the entry form to participate. Anyone who currently is not an A-Plus Rewards member can sign up on the site to join the program and will then be eligible for the hourly drawings. Eight (8) winners will be selected every hour for 125 hours this week, to win 16 A-Plus Rewards credits per person, the equivalent of one roundtrip flight, posted to their account.

“We’re very proud of the new look of our web site, and to celebrate we want to reward our customers for their loyalty to our airline by giving away some free flights,” said Tad Hutcheson, the airline’s director of marketing. “We’re encouraging everyone to not only check out our new web site, but to join the best frequent flier program in the industry.”

Thanks to the technological advances of airtran.com, customers now will be able to:

– See all available flights and fares for any route at a glance (e.g.
including web specials, 14-day advance purchase, 7-day advance purchase,
full coach and Business Class).
– View fares at multiple airports in the same city at one time (e.g.
Washington Dulles, Washington Reagan National and Baltimore Washington
International airports).
– Change search dates and times on the flight results page without having
to go back to the first page.
– Easily print any web page, from itinerary confirmation to baggage
standards, in a printer-friendly format.
– Add an A-Plus Rewards number to reservations during check-in if they
forgot to include their member number when booking.
– E-mail the airline’s sale fares to family and friends when researching
ticket prices and availability.
– Search the entire site to locate information.

“With more than 60 percent of our bookings coming directly through airtran.com, these new features will make the booking experience even easier for our customers,” stated Kevin Healy, vice president of planning for the airline. “Most importantly, we guarantee that AirTran Airways’ lowest fares will always be listed on airtran.com.”

No purchase is necessary to be eligible for this promotion. This promotion is composed of a series of independent hourly sweepstakes. Non-winning entries do not carry over into subsequent drawings. The total average retail value (ARV) for each drawing is $4,000.

AirTran Airways, one of America’s largest low-fare airlines with 6,700 friendly, professional Crew Members, operates over 500 daily flights to 49 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 http://airtran.com/ (America Online Keyword: AirTran).

*1 Week, 1000 Free Flights Contest Rules: Flights will be awarded as 16 A-Plus Rewards credits equivalent to two free one-way coach awards. Winners must be members of A-Plus Rewards. Void where prohibited. Other restrictions and all A-Plus Rewards Program Terms and Conditions apply and can be found with complete contest details and rules at http://www.airtran.com/.

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