AirTran Airways Provides Links on its Website to Aid Victims of Hurricane Katrina

Internet Users Can Log onto to Give to the American Red Cross and Salvation Army

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI) , today announced that it has provided links on its Web site,, that will allow Internet users to donate money to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The links allow users to access the Web sites of the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army, two well-respected humanitarian service relief agencies. All donations will be used to provide food, water, medicine, clothes and shelter to the victims.

“We at AirTran Airways understand the devastation that Hurricane Katrina has caused so many families over the past few days,” said Tad Hutcheson, director of marketing at AirTran Airways. “It is critical that everyone in the community pulls together to help the victims of this force of nature. As a result, by providing the links on our website, we are offering a fast and effective way for people to help these families in their time of great need.”

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 (America Online Keyword: AirTran).

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