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Atlanta Journal-Constitution Selects ITA Software to Provide Air Travel Information to Readers.

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2003

Newspaper and Web Site Now Using ITA ITA
initial teaching alphabet

ITA initial teaching alphabet: a partly phonetic alphabet used to teach reading

ITA n abbr (BRIT) (= initial teaching alphabet) →
 Software's Airfare air·fare  
Fare for travel by aircraft.

Noun 1. airfare - the fare charged for traveling by airplane
fare, transportation - the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

Technology for Improved Content

ITA Software ITA Software, Inc. is a travel industry software company in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The company was founded by computer scientists from the MIT Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in 1996.

ITA's first product was an airfare search and pricing system called "QPX".
, the leader in innovative airline distribution technology, announced today that The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is now carrying ITA Software's daily low fares to the most popular domestic and international destinations from Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.

Both the Journal-Constitution and its Web site,, are making ITA Software's low airfares available to their readers. The Journal Constitution is the largest newspaper in Atlanta and reaches 58 percent of the Atlanta online market. now lists the lowest published 21-day advance roundtrip airfares from Hartsfield International Airport to approximately 50 destinations such as Denver, Honolulu, Paris, and Tokyo. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution also publishes highlights of the low fares each week in the print edition.

"ITA's airfares list provides an excellent service to the readers and users of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and as they start the planning process for vacations or weekend getaways," said Ellen K. Voss, director of content development for "Atlanta is a major hub for national and international flights, and we expect more and more users to take advantage of the Monday through Friday updates."

"Our airfare shopping engine enhances the online shopping experience," said Jeremy Wertheimer, president and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board.  of ITA Software. "We are delighted to be showcasing low fares for one of the largest newspapers in the country. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is using this technology to help their readers with their travel planning."

About is a brand of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary

A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.

In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners.
 of Cox Newspapers, one of the largest and oldest media companies in the U.S. In addition to its newspaper interests, Cox Enterprises Cox Enterprises is the successor to the publishing company founded in Dayton, Ohio, by James Middleton Cox, who began with the Dayton Daily News. The company is private, 98% controlled by the octogenarian daughter of Cox, Anne Cox Chambers, and the two children of her late  operates radio and television stations as well as cable systems around the country.

About ITA Software

ITA Software, Inc. ( is the leader in innovative airline distribution technology. ITA Software delivers significant cost-savings and powerful functionality to leading travel companies including ORBITZ, America West Airlines America West Airlines was one of the United States' ten major airlines. The airline was based in Tempe, Arizona, and is now a part of US Airways Group.

At the time of its integration into US Airways, the airline maintained two hubs, one at Phoenix Sky Harbor International
, Air Canada, Continental Airlines, Galileo International, Accovia, and others. ITA Software was founded by computer scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at Cambridge; coeducational; chartered 1861, opened 1865 in Boston, moved 1916. It has long been recognized as an outstanding technological institute and its Sloan School of Management has notable programs in business, .
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