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AirTran Airways Prepares for Festivus Sale Big Finish

13/12/2010 09:12

ORLANDO, Fla., (PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), is finalizing plans for the big finish to its 12-day "Festivus for the Rest of Us" celebration this Sunday.

For the past nine days, the sale has featured one-day only special fares to new and exciting destinations around the AirTran network, including the Caribbean, Florida and other popular locales. After adding new destinations each day, AirTran will complete the ultimate feat of strength on Sunday with a special surprise for its customers.

"The enormity of this fare sale and our big finish will leave our customers with little material for the traditional Festivus Airing of Grievances," said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vice president of marketing and sales. "This sale is a fun way for us to give back to our customers during one of the most unique and memorable holiday celebrations around."

To view this final Festivus miracle, customers can visit beginning at 8 p.m. EST on Saturday, December 11, 2010. Travelers can purchase today's Festivus fares now at the same Web page, from their local travel agent or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842.

AirTran Airways is a Fortune 1000 company and has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating study for the past three years. AirTran Airways is the only major airline with Gogo Inflight Internet on every flight and offers coast-to-coast service on North America's newest all-Boeing fleet. Our low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating, Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit

Media Contacts: 

Christopher White


Cynthia Tinsley-Douglas



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CONTACT: Christopher White or Cynthia Tinsley-Douglas, both of AirTran Airways, +1-678-254-7442

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