AirTran Airways to Assist Southeast Passengers

AirTran Airways, a
subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. , today announced a program to assist
those passengers affected by Southeast Airlines’ cessation of their
operations. In response to Southeast Airlines’ announcement that they shut down their
operations on Tuesday, AirTran Airways has implemented a program that will
enable affected passengers to reach their intended destination with
minimal additional costs or frustrations.

Southeast Airlines ticket holders can now fly to their original
destinations, or close proximity alternatives, via stand-by on AirTran
Airways for a fee of $50 one-way plus airport and government taxes. This
offer will be available for travel through December 8, 2004, to passengers
with tickets on Southeast Airlines’ flights.

Southeast Airlines passengers are to call 1.800.AIRTRAN prior to going to
the airport in order to expedite their check-in process.

Following, is a list of the destinations Southeast Airlines passengers
will be able to reach utilizing this AirTran Airways program:

* Philadelphia International Airport or Newark International Airport - for
passengers with Southeast Airlines tickets to Lehigh Valley International
Airport serving Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton * Newark International
Airport or LaGuardia International Airport - for those with Southeast
Airlines tickets to Stewart/Newburgh, N.Y. * Chicago Midway International
Airport - for those with Southeast Airlines tickets to Gary Chicago
International Airport * Akron Canton Regional Airport or Dayton
International Airport - for those with Southeast Airlines tickets to
Columbus Rickenbacker International Airport * Fort Lauderdale Hollywood
International Airport * Tampa International Airport - for those with
Southeast Airlines tickets to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International
airport * Orlando International Airport - for those with Southeast
Airlines tickets to Orlando Sanford International Airport
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