AirTran reveals St.Louis/Sarasota offering

AirTran Airways has announced that it
will be adding seasonal nonstop service between Lambert-St. Louis
International Airport in St. Louis, Mo., and Sarasota Bradenton
International Airport in Sarasota, Fla.AirTran Airways will offer an introductory fare for its
flights between St. Louis and Sarasota/Bradenton. The route will be served by the
airline’s fuel efficient Boeing 717-200.
  “AirTran Airways is pleased to expand its service from St. Louis just a
few months after beginning service there,” said Tad Hutcheson, vice
president of marketing and sales for AirTran Airways. “With more
destinations and easy booking on, a relaxing Florida
vacation this winter is just a few mouse clicks away.”
  “We’re excited about AirTran Airways’ new service,” said Richard
Hrabko, Airport Director, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
“Sarasota has always been a popular vacation market that has been steadily
growing as a business destination. We look forward to the start of this new
  “We are extremely excited about the continued expansion by AirTran
Airways at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport,” said Fredrick
Piccolo, president and CEO of Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.
“St. Louis is a very strong destination out of the Midwest, and we are
confident that passengers will continue to respond to AirTran Airways’ low
fares and growing list of nonstop destinations. With this latest addition
to their schedule, AirTran Airways is quickly becoming the largest carrier
at Sarasota/Bradenton.”