AirTran Airways Launches 48-Hour Sale for Travel to/From Chicago (Midway)

- There is no Better Time to Take a Break with Fares as Low as $44* –

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI) , today launched a sale for flights to and from Chicago (Midway) with fares starting as low as $44* one way. Travelers may purchase these sale fares at or via AirTran Airways’ reservations centers at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842.

“On, customers can find all of our lowest fares, as well as sign up for weekly updates so they don’t miss out on any of our sales,” said Matthew Klein, AirTran Airways’ director of pricing and revenue management. “Additionally, our A+ Rewards program is one of the best in the business, because it lets customers redeem points for a free ticket on AirTran Airways, as well as any airline in the world to any destination in the world.”

Fares to and from any of AirTran Airways’ Florida destinations are available now through January 12, and are good for travel through Feb. 23, 2006. For travel to and from any of AirTran Airways’ non-Florida markets, tickets are available now through January 12, and are good for travel through June 15, 2006.

Like all AirTran Airways fares, prices included in this sale are available for one-way travel and do not require a roundtrip purchase or a Saturday night stay.

Following is a small sample of the one-way fares. Fares listed require a seven-day advanced purchase, are valid for travel in either direction and are available daily:

Chicago (Midway) – Atlanta $79
Chicago (Midway) – Baltimore/Washington (BWI) $74
Chicago (Midway) – Boston $49
Chicago (Midway) – Charlotte $89
Chicago (Midway) – Dallas/Ft. Worth $74
Chicago (Midway) – Gulfport/Biloxi $89
Chicago (Midway) – Houston (Hobby) $84
Chicago (Midway) – Jacksonville $74
Chicago (Midway) – Memphis $79
Chicago (Midway) – Miami $79
Chicago (Midway) – Minneapolis/St. Paul $44
Chicago (Midway) – New York (LaGuardia) $79
Chicago (Midway) – Newport News/Williamsburg $79
Chicago (Midway) – Orlando $59
Chicago (Midway) – Pittsburgh $79
Chicago (Midway) – Raleigh/Durham $84
Chicago (Midway) – Richmond $84
Chicago (Midway) – Savannah $89
Chicago (Midway) – Tampa $64
Chicago (Midway) – Washington, D.C. (Dulles or Reagan) $69

AirTran Airways, one of America’s largest low-fare airlines with 7,000 friendly, professional Crew Members, operates over 600 daily flights to 48 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. Seven-day advance purchase required. Tickets must be purchased by January 12, 2006. Travel to and from Florida must be completed by February 23, 2006. Travel to and from non-Florida markets must be completed by June 15, 2006. Lowest advertised fares are available daily. Seats are limited, subject to availability and may not be available on all flights. Chicago (Midway) to Dallas/Ft. Worth service is effective May 9, 2006. Blackout dates are as follows: Not valid to Florida: February 15 – 18 and February 20, 2006. From Florida: February 20 and 21, 2006. Blackout dates to and from non-Florida markets are as follows: February 17 and 20, 2006; April 7 and 8, 2006; April 13 and 14, 2006; April 17, 2006; May 26 and 29, 2006. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. 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. Fares to/from Grand Bahama Island do not include U.S. and Bahamian taxes of $89.20.

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