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AirTran Airways Serves Up Great Deals To Every Destination; Sale Fares Start at $44; Fly to More than 40 Cities.

Business Editors/Travel Writers

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2003

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI), today launched a sale with discount fares to more than 40 destinations. With seven-day advance purchase tickets, budget-conscious customers can save on flights to any destination AirTran Airways serves and take advantage of the airline's award-winning customer service.

These promotional fares are valid for travel through June 11, 2003, and are available for purchase today through February 11, 2003. Travel to Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Grand Bahama Island, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach is valid Sunday through Wednesday. Travel from Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Grand Bahama Island, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach is valid Tuesday through Friday. Travel to and from all other destinations is valid on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

Like all AirTran Airways fares, promotional fares included in this sale are one-way tickets and do not require a roundtrip purchase or a Saturday night stay. Travelers may purchase these special fares at airtran.com, through travel agents or AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842.

Following is a small sample of AirTran Airways' low one-way fares. Search for your favorite destination at airtran.com. Fares listed are valid in either direction:

Akron/Canton - New York (LaGuardia) $89
Akron/Canton - Orlando $84
Atlanta - Chicago (Midway) $69
Atlanta - Denver $104
Atlanta - Ft. Lauderdale $79
Atlanta - Myrtle Beach(1) $59
Atlanta - Orlando $79
Baltimore/Washington - Boston $52
Baltimore/Washington - Grand Bahama Island $104
Baltimore/Washington - Rochester $52
Buffalo/Niagara - Ft. Myers $89
Chicago (Midway) - Tampa(1) $94
Dallas/Ft. Worth - Chicago (Midway) $99
Dayton - Jacksonville(1) $79
Flint - Orlando $94
Greensboro/High Point/Winston-Salem(1) - Wichita $79
Kansas City - Atlanta $59
Kansas City - Orlando $79
Milwaukee(1) - Atlanta $59
Milwaukee(1) - Miami $84
Moline/Quad Cities - Pensacola/Gulf Coast $94
New York (LaGuardia) - Newport News/Williamsburg $59
Newport News/Williamsburg - Orlando $64
Philadelphia - Pensacola/Gulf Coast(1) $84
Pittsburgh - West Palm Beach $89
Rochester - Grand Bahama Island $104
Tallahassee(1) - Miami(1) $69
Tampa(1) - Tallahassee(1) $54
West Palm Beach - Atlanta $79
Wichita - Atlanta $59
Wichita - Raleigh/Durham(1) $79

(1) Certain flights may be operated by AirTran JetConnect. Service
provided by Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp.


AirTran Airways is America's second-largest low-fare airline - employing 5,000 professional Crew Members and serving 420 flights a day to 41 destinations. The airline never requires a roundtrip purchase or Saturday night stay, and offers an affordable Business Class, assigned seating, easy online booking and check-in, the A-Plus Rewards frequent flier program, and the A2B corporate travel program. AirTran Airways also is a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., (NYSE:AAI), and the world's largest operator of the Boeing 717, the most modern, environmentally friendly aircraft in its class. For more information and reservations, visit airtran.com (America Online Keyword: AirTran), call AirTran Airways at 800-AIRTRAN (800-247-8726) or 770-994-8258 (in Atlanta) or your travel agent.

All fares are one-way. All fares are non-refundable, and a $50 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase plus any applicable increase in airfare. Seven-day advance purchase required. Tickets must be purchased by February 11, 2003. Travel must be completed by June 11, 2003. Fares for travel to Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Grand Bahama Island, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach are valid Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Fares for travel from Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Grand Bahama Island, Miami, Orlando, Tampa and West Palm Beach are valid Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Fares for travel to/from all other markets not valid on Friday or Sunday. Service to/from Myrtle Beach begins March 4, 2003. Service to/from Denver begins May 21, 2003. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Blackout dates are as follows: February 14 and 17, and April 18, 21, 27, May 23, and 26, 2003. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares do not include per-segment tax of $3. A segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. The September 11th security fee of up to $10 is not included. Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18 are not included. Fares to/from Grand Bahama Island do not include U.S. and Bahamian taxes of up to $36.50. (C)AirTran Airways 2003
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