AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that the airline will begin nonstop service between Lexington, Ky., and popular vacation destinations Ft. Lauderdale and Orlando, beginning February 11, 2010.
“With winter just around the corner, there couldn’t be a better time to offer Lexington travelers low fares on nonstop flights to Florida,” said Kevin Healy, senior vice president of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways. “We continue to search for new opportunities to enhance our route network, and this new service in Lexington will benefit both our airline and residents of the Bluegrass state.”
“Low-cost carriers have a significant impact on the level of air service in a community,” said Brian Ellestad, Deputy Director of Air Service and Community Relations at Blue Grass Airport. “AirTran Airways will definitely stimulate travel in Lexington and all of central and eastern Kentucky with its low fares and high quality service. We could not be more pleased that AirTran chose our community, and we look forward to providing our passengers with non-stop access for two of our top destinations.”
The following nonstop flights between Lexington, Ky., and Ft. Lauderdale will be available beginning February 11, 2010:
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 two years. AirTran is the only major airline with Wi-Fi on every flight and offers coast-to-coast service on North America’s newest all-Boeing fleet. Its 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.