Friday, September 26, 2008

AirTran Airways Honors Legendary Georgia Radio Announcer Larry Munson for 43 Great Seasons with New Sale Fares

PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI) , today honored legendary Georgia sports announcer Larry Munson by launching a sale for travel between Atlanta and 43 of the airline's other destinations. In recognition of Munson's upcoming birthday at age 86 and after having announced his retirement earlier this week after 43 seasons of calling football at Georgia, AirTran Airways offers fares to 43 cities for only $86* one-way. Travelers may purchase these sale fares at or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842.

The special fares are available for purchase through September 27, 2008, and are good for travel through November 19, 2008. Fares are valid for travel on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Like all AirTran Airways fares, prices included in this sale are available for one-way travel and do not require a roundtrip purchase or an overnight stay.

Following is a sample of the one-way sale fares. All fares require a 10-day advance purchase and are valid in either direction:

Sample Fares:

Atlanta - Akron/Canton $86
Atlanta - Baltimore/Washington (BWI) $86
Atlanta - Boston $86
Atlanta - Buffalo/Niagara $86
Atlanta - Charleston $86
Atlanta - Charlotte $86
Atlanta - Chicago (Midway) $86
Atlanta - Dallas/Ft. Worth $86
Atlanta - Dayton $86
Atlanta - Ft. Lauderdale $86
Atlanta - Ft. Myers $86
Atlanta - Houston (Hobby) $86
Atlanta - Jacksonville $86
Atlanta - Kansas City $86
Atlanta - Memphis $86
Atlanta - Miami $86
Atlanta - Milwaukee $86
Atlanta - Minneapolis/St. Paul $86
Atlanta - Newport News $86
Atlanta - New Orleans $86
Atlanta - New York (LaGuardia) $86
Atlanta - Orlando $86
Atlanta - Philadelphia $86
Atlanta - Raleigh/Durham $86
Atlanta - San Antonio $86
Atlanta - St. Louis $86
Atlanta - Tampa $86
Atlanta - Washington DC
(Dulles or Reagan National) $86
Atlanta - West Palm Beach $86
Atlanta - White Plains (Westchester) $86

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI) , a Fortune 1000 company, is ranked number one in the 2008 Airline Quality Rating study. The airline offers coast-to-coast flights, North America's newest all-Boeing fleet, friendly service and Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit

*All fares are one-way. All fares are non-refundable and a $75 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase, plus any applicable increase in airfare. One bag per person may be checked free of charge, and a 2nd bag may be checked for a fee of up to $25 per person. Reservations may be obtained or changed through an AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for an additional $15 per person. Ten-day advance purchase required. Sale fares are valid for travel on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Tickets must be purchased by September 27, 2008. Sale fares are valid for travel through November 19, 2008. Service to/from Savannah/Hilton Head ends October 27, 2008. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares do not include per-segment tax of $3.50. 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 Puerto Rico do not include additional government taxes of up to $30.80.

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