June 1, 2010

AirTran Airways adds nonstop flights between Wichita and Orlando

Date:  May 29, 2010

ORLANDO, Fla. – AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today began new nonstop service between Wichita Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., and Orlando International Airport. The airline will offer a Saturday nonstop flight between the two cities.

“AirTran Airways is pleased to increase the number of nonstop flights we offer, providing Kansas residents with convenient access to the most popular tourist destination in the United States and our hometown,” said Tad Hutcheson, vice president of marketing and sales, AirTran Airways. “AirTran makes getting to Orlando easier than ever with our young, all-Boeing fleet, all equipped with Wi-Fi, Business Class, assigned seating, XM Satellite Radio and the friendliest, most affordable service around.”

AirTran Airways serves over 40 nonstop destinations to Orlando, the most of any other airline.

The following nonstop flights between Wichita and Orlando will be available beginning May 29, 2010:

Nonstop Service Between Wichita and Orlando



Flight Departs Arrives Frequency



1098 11:18 a.m. 3:13 p.m. Saturday



1099 3:53 p.m. 5:48 p.m. Saturday


AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI) and a Fortune 1000 company, has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating study for the past three years.  AirTran Airways is the only major airline with Gogo Inflight Internet on every flight and offers coast-to-coast service on North America’s newest all-Boeing fleet. Our low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating, Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit www.airtran.com.

Media Contacts

Valerie Wise

Air Service & Business Development Manager

(316) 946-4780

Brad Christopher

Assistant Director of Airports

(316) 946-4700

Victor White

Director of Airports

(316) 946-4700

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