ORLANDO, FL – AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today plans to expand its Caribbean services with new flights to Cancun, Mexico, effective February 25, 2009. The expanding low-fare carrier will offer roundtrip, nonstop flights between Cancun International Airport and both Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.

“Cancun is a premier vacation destination, and we will begin offering flights just in time to drive down fares and accommodate heavy passenger traffic for winter and spring breaks,” said Kevin Healy, senior vice president of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways. “AirTran Airways is committed to providing our customers with high-quality service and low fares to the destinations they prefer.”

Connections to Cancun will be available from throughout the AirTran Airways network. In addition to the nonstop flights, AirTran Airways will connect 55 destinations to Cancun through Atlanta, including Orlando, Florida; Columbus, Ohio, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The airline connects to 7 destinations through Baltimore/Washington, including Boston, Milwaukee and Burlington.

The following nonstop flights between Cancun and Atlanta will be available beginning February 25*:

Nonstop Service Between Cancun and Atlanta

From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency
—- —- —— ——- ——- ———
Atlanta Cancun 41 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Daily
Cancun Atlanta 42 12:15 p.m. 3:50 p.m. Daily
* Subject to government approval (both U.S. & Mexico)

The following nonstop flights between Cancun and Baltimore/Washington will be available beginning March 7*:

Nonstop Service Between Cancun and Baltimore/Washington

From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency
—- —- —— ——- ——- ———
Baltimore/ Cancun 84 11:35 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Sat / Sun**
Washington

Cancun Baltimore/ 85 2:45 p.m. 7:10 p.m. Sat / Sun**
Washington

* Subject to government approval (both U.S. & Mexico)
** Does not operate on Sunday March 8, 2009