AirTran Airways Customers Affected by Hurricane Earl and Tropical Storm Fiona May Change Travel Plans Without Penalty

-Affected Passengers Can Make Changes For Free at

Sep 01, 2010, 15:50 ET from AirTran Airways

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on current forecasts for Hurricane Earl and Tropical Storm Fiona by the National Hurricane Center, AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), is offering passengers booked to/from affected airports from September 1 through September 4, 2010, the option to change their reservation without penalty.

AirTran Airways customers travelling to/from the following airports may use this penalty-free option; San Juan, Puerto Rico, Richmond, Va., Raleigh-Durham, N.C., Asheville, N.C., Newport News-Williamsburg, Va., Washington D.C. (Dulles and Reagan), Baltimore-Washington, New York, Philadelphia and Boston. Passengers may adjust their travel plans to an alternate date starting one day prior to their original travel day through three days after their original travel date.

The easiest way to utilize this free option is via AirTran Airways' Web site, Click on the reservations tab and follow steps for these complimentary changes. Passengers without Internet access may contact us at 1-800-AIR-TRAN.

The airline will continue to monitor the situation and make additional adjustments to its flight schedule as necessary.

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI) and a Fortune 1000 company, 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

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