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AirTran Launches Daily Nonstop Service to Dominican Republic

AirTran starts daily service between Atlanta and Punta Cana

Feb 16, 2011

ORLANDO, Fla. - AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., today celebrated the launch of its new daily nonstop service between Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Punta Cana International Airport in the Dominican Republic.

Punta Cana marks the sixth Caribbean destination in AirTran Airways' network joining Aruba, Cancun, Mexico, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Nassau, Bahamas, and San Juan, Puerto Rico. This is in addition to other tropical getaways like Key West, Fla., and Bermuda (service begins April 7, 2011).

"AirTran Airways is excited to bring our high-quality, low-cost service to the beautiful beaches of the Dominican Republic," said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vice president of marketing and sales. "As we enter the final stretch of winter, travelers across our entire network should warm to planning easy and economical vacations with these new flights to Punta Cana."

Passengers boarding today's inaugural AirTran Airways flight from Atlanta to Punta Cana were treated to a festive send-off celebration which included a merengue band and dancers.

The following nonstop flights between Atlanta and Punta Cana are now available:

Nonstop Service Between Atlanta and Punta Cana


Punta Cana
10:20 a.m.
2:55 p.m.

Punta Cana
4:15 p.m.
7:20 p.m.

AirTran starts daily service between Atlanta and Punta Cana
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