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Company Watch - AirTran Airways.

May 14, 2007

AirTran Airways yesterday launched service at St. Louis, from which it will operate four daily flights to Atlanta. Twice-daily flights to Orlando International begin June 7. May 9, 2007

AirTran Airways: First Day of Flight in St. Louis with Fresh Budweiser Beer AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., today announced that it will serve Budweiser and Bud Light with a same-day born-on date on all flights to and from St. Louis on May 8th. Anheuser-Busch, the St. Louis- based company that brews Budweiser products, delivered the fresh beer in honor of AirTran Airways' new service to Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, which begins today. May 8, 2007

AirTran Airways flew 1.43 billion RPMs in April, up 18.5% on the year-ago month. Capacity climbed 21.5% to 1.86 billion ASMs, dropping load factor 2 points to 76.8%. May 7, 2007

AirTran Airways Gets Travelers to 'Go' In New TV Spots Get up and "Go" is the theme of four new TV spots from AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc.The spots, which debut today, illustrate how the low-fare carrier breaks down consumers' barriers with fares that make it easy to travel for business or leisure. May 7, 2007

Midwest, AirTran executives discuss bid at investor conference Midwest Airlines CEO Tim Hoeksema said he supported the board's decision in April to reject a $389 million purchase bid by AirTran Airways. Hoeksema made the remarks at an industry conference in New York on Wednesday. AirTran President Bob Fornaro also spoke and said AirTran believes many Midwest shareholders support the bid. May 10, 2007

Midwest Defends AirTran Rejection, AirTran Vows to Close Deal The head of Midwest Air Group Inc. on Wednesday defended its board of directors' decision to reject escalating bids from rival AirTran Holdings Inc., even as that company's president vowed to see a merger through. May 9, 2007

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