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AirTran takes delivery of 100th aircraft for its fleet.


AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings Inc (NYSE: AAI), has celebrated the addition of the company's 100th aircraft into its fleet.

According to AirTran the aircraft is a Boeing 717, ship number 749 and registration number N923AT, and was welcomed during a delivery ceremony at the airline's maintenance hangar at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

AirTran Airways said that it operates the youngest all-Boeing fleet in the United States and is reportedly the fastest airline in history to reach a fleet of 100 aircraft.

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Title Annotation:AirTran Airways
Publication:Airline Industry Information
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 21, 2005
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