Don't Be Distracted by Tinsel - Celebrate Festivus With AirTran Airways

- Five More Days of Special Sale Fares Available for AirTran Passengers -

Dec 07, 2010, 07:00 ET from AirTran Airways

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), is midway through the 12-day "Festivus for the Rest of Us" fare sale and the deals continue to flow like eggnog this holiday season.

For the next five days, the AirTran Airways Festivus sale will bring new, special, one-day only fares to various destinations. The number of destinations offered corresponds with the day of the sale, meaning there will be seven destinations on sale today, eight new and distinct destinations on sale tomorrow and so on. Finally on December 12, the last day of the celebration, AirTran Airways will revisit the Festivus pole to deliver the ultimate surprise.  

"This Festivus celebration has already been a grand event and continues to progress into a sale so large that no Festivus Feat of Strength could possibly slow it down," said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vice president of marketing and sales. "These fares offer our customers the opportunity to visit their loved ones or perhaps even get away from them after the Airing of Grievances."

The opportunity to partake in this Festivus miracle should not be missed. The special fares will be posted daily at www.airtran.com/festivus and will be available for purchase until 11:59 p.m. EST.

Travelers can purchase these Festivus fares online, from their local travel agent or via AirTran Airways' reservations system at 1-800-AIR-TRAN. For Spanish, call 1-877-581-9842.

These special Festivus fares are available for purchase daily through Dec. 12, 2010, and are good for travel from Jan. 5, 2011, through Feb. 16, 2011. Sale fares are valid for travel daily. Like all AirTran Airways fares, prices included in this sale are available for one-way travel and do not require a roundtrip purchase or an overnight stay.

Today's sale cities are: Allentown, Pa., Atlanta, Charleston, W. Va., Flint, Mich., Knoxville, Tenn., Moline-Quad Cities, Ill., and Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

Sample Fares:

Allentown – Fort Lauderdale

$59

Allentown – Orlando

$59

Atlanta – Baltimore/Washington (BWI)

$59

Atlanta – Charlotte

$39

Atlanta – Cancun

$94

Atlanta – Key West

$94

Atlanta – Fort Lauderdale

$54

Atlanta – Las Vegas

$119

Atlanta – Los Angeles

$119

Atlanta – New York (LaGuardia)

$79

Atlanta – Montego Bay

$109

Atlanta – Orlando

$54

Atlanta – Nassau/Paradise Island

$79

Atlanta – Fort Myers

$59

Atlanta – San Francisco

$124

Atlanta – Sarasota/Bradenton

$59

Atlanta – Tampa

$54

Charleston, W.Va. – Orlando

$54

Flint – Atlanta

$59

Flint – Cancun

$104

Flint – Fort Myers

$79

Flint – Sarasota/Bradenton

$74

Flint – Tampa

$69

Knoxville – Orlando

$54

Moline/Quad Cities - Orlando

$74

Raleigh/Durham – Cancun

$124

Raleigh/Durham – New Orleans

$74

Raleigh/Durham – Nassau/Paradise Island

$109

Raleigh/Durham – Sarasota/Bradenton

$74

Raleigh/Durham – Tampa

$74

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 www.airtran.com.

*All fares are one-way. All fares are non-refundable and a $75 fee per person applies to any change made after purchase, plus any applicable increase in airfare. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights. Tickets must be purchased by December 7, 2010. Sale fares are valid for travel from January 5, 2011, through February 16, 2011. Sale fares are valid for travel daily.  Service on some itineraries may be provided by our partner SkyWest Airlines. A first bag may be checked for a fee of $20 each way and a second bag may be checked for a fee of $25 each way. Reservations may be made via AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for a fee of $15. Reservations may also be changed via AirTran Airways Telephone Reservations Center for a $15 fee plus any applicable change fees and fare differences. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Fares shown do not include Airport Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18. The September 11th security fee of up to $10 is not included. Fares do not include segment taxes of $3.70 per segment. A segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares to/from Puerto Rico do not include additional government taxes of up to $32.20. Fares to/from Mexico and the Caribbean do not include additional government taxes of up to $100.

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