AirTran Airways will further expand service from General Mitchell International Airport in
Milwaukee with the addition of nonstop seasonal flights to a number of destinations.These include: Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, Calif.;
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle, Wash.; San Francisco
International Airport in San Francisco, Calif.; San Diego-Lindbergh Field
Airport in San Diego, Calif.; and Logan International Airport in Boston,
Mass. The airline also announced additional nonstop flights from Milwaukee
to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nev. With the
addition of these flights AirTran Airways will provide 20 peak day
departures to thirteen nonstop destinations from Milwaukee.
New nonstop seasonal flights to Los Angeles, Seattle/Tacoma and San
Francisco will begin May 6, 2008. Nonstop seasonal flights to San Diego and
Boston and a second daily flight to Las Vegas will begin May 21, 2008. All
routes will be served with the airline’s popular and fuel-efficient Boeing
737-700 and Boeing 717-200 aircraft, which make up America’s youngest all-
“AirTran Airways’ increased service between Milwaukee and a number of
significant business and leisure destinations provides another opportunity
for growth in the Milwaukee area,” said Kevin Healy, senior vice president
of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways.
AirTran Airways currently offers nonstop service from Milwaukee to
Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Ft. Myers, Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix and
Tampa, as well as the recent announcement of nonstop flights to New York
(LaGuardia) which also begins May 6.