ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), is celebrating the 25th birthday of NBA All-Star and AirTran endorser Dwight Howard by offering $25 vouchers to customers who "Like" the airline via its Facebook page, www.facebook.com/AirTranAirways.
Howard has been an endorser of AirTran Airways since 2009. The airline is also a "Champions of the Community" partner of the Orlando Magic and sponsors the AirTran Airways Flight Deck at the Amway Center, replete with a life-size sculpture of the 6-foot-11-inch phenom soaring high above the rim.
"Dwight has been a great member of the AirTran team and we are happy to recognize his special day," said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vice president of marketing and sales. "Dwight wanted to celebrate his birthday with his fans so we came up with this novel way to give back. Travelling to an arena to see Dwight in person has never been more affordable."
Howard, an imposing yet athletic center currently leads the Orlando Magic in points, rebounds and blocks. The two-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year will look to finish the season with his fifth All-Star nomination in just seven NBA seasons.
This special promotion is available today only and flights must be booked by Dec. 15, 2010. The voucher is good for travel on flights between Jan. 5, 2011, through March 10, 2011. For complete details, visit www.facebook.com/AirTranAirways.
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.
SOURCE AirTran Airways