ATA`s ``Four Day Sale`` Starts Today

INDIANAPOLIS—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Aug. 26, 2002—ATA (American Trans Air, Inc. Nasdaq:ATAH) today announced its “Four Day Sale” featuring fares as low as $48 (off-peak, each way based on a round-trip purchase). Tickets are available for purchase until midnight (E.S.T.) on August 29, 2002, for travel September 3 through December 11, 2002.(a) In addition, ATA has “Florida Super Sale” fares for travel September 3 through September 30, 2002,(a) on peak travel days between the cities ATA Connection serves and ATA`s Florida destinations for $79(a) (each way based on a round-trip purchase). As an added bonus, customers who book “Four Day Sale” fares on-line at ATA.Com will receive a $10 discount per round-trip fare purchase. This added discount does not apply to “Florida Super Sale” fares.

Now in its 29th year of operation, ATA is the nation`s 10th largest passenger carrier, based on revenue passenger miles flown. ATA operates significant scheduled service from Chicago-Midway and Indianapolis to over 40 business and vacation destinations. Stock of the Company`s parent company, ATA Holdings Corp. (formerly Amtran, Inc.), is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “ATAH.”