AirTran Airways Offering Double A+ Rewards Credits and Quicker Elite Status on Flights Between Boston and Baltimore

- Low Cost Carrier Launches Double A+ Credits Promotion for Frequent Fliers -

Mar 15, 2010, 15:34 ET from AirTran Airways

ORLANDO, Fla., March 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), announced today that the airline is offering double A+ credits to any A+ Rewards traveler flying between Baltimore and Boston*. As an additional bonus, the extra A+ credits earned from this promotion will also count toward A+ Rewards Elite Membership, which gives customers complimentary Business Class upgrades, higher priority stand-by status, first and second bag fees waived and more.

The double A+ credits promotion applies to flights taken between March 15, 2010, and May 21, 2010. To participate, travelers must sign up for A+ Rewards and register for the promotion online at before traveling. Sign up and registration are free.

"With spring break and summer travel season just around the corner, our A+ Rewards members can start thinking about their next big trip as they earn a reward flight twice as fast when flying between Boston and Baltimore," said Tad Hutcheson, vice president of marketing and sales for AirTran Airways. "The double A+ credits promotion is our way thanking our loyal Boston and Baltimore frequent fliers who have contributed to the success of this popular route."

A+ Rewards members normally earn one A+ Rewards credit for each one-way flight plus a half (0.5) A+ credit bonus for each one-way Business Class flight. Members can redeem eight A+ credits for a one-way coach flight, or 16 A+ credits for a one-way Business Class flight. Doubling the number of A+ credits earned for each one-way flight, A+ Rewards members will have enough A+ credits to redeem for a round-trip coach flight after purchasing just four round-trip flights.

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 two years and is the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Market Leadership Award from Air Transport World.  AirTran is the only major airline with Wi-Fi on every flight and offers coast-to-coast service on North America's newest all-Boeing fleet. Its low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating, Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight.  To book a flight, visit

*Tickets must be booked between March 15 and May 21, 2010, and flown between March 15 and May 21, 2010. Round-trip purchase is not required. Flight must originate at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) or Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) with service to nonstop destinations of either BWI or BOS, respectively. Must be a member of A+ Rewards and registered for the promotion prior to departure. Only valid on A+ Rewards credit-earning flights and may not be combined with any other A+ Rewards promotions or offers. The Business Class bonus does not count towards Elite status. If any portion of the trip falls outside the promotional period, bonus A+ credits will be received for only the portion within the promotional period. Please allow up to 3 weeks for bonus A+ credits to post to your A+ Rewards account. All terms and conditions of the A+ Rewards program apply. Retroactive A+ Rewards credits will not be granted. All rules pertaining to earning and renewing A+ Rewards Elite status apply and can be found here (

A+ Rewards seats are subject to availability and blackout dates. Taxes and fees are extra — the September 11th security fee of up to $2.50 per segment is not included. A segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Passengers traveling to/from Puerto Rico are subject to additional government taxes of up to $32.20. Fares to/from the Caribbean and Mexico do not include additional government taxes of up to $100.

Media Contacts:

AirTran Airways

Christopher White

Cynthia Tinsley-Douglas


SOURCE AirTran Airways