AirTran Airways announces new service from Baltimore/Washington to San Juan


AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today that it will add nonstop flights between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport beginning December 20, 2008. Additionally, the low-fare airline will offer a second daily flight between Orlando and San Juan beginning November 2, 2008, and a second daily flight between Atlanta and San Juan beginning December 18, 2008. All flights to San Juan will be served with the airline’s popular and fuel-efficient Boeing 737-700 aircraft, part of America’s youngest all-Boeing fleet.

“Despite the difficult fuel environment, AirTran Airways has added additional nonstop flights for Baltimore/Washington area residents to San Juan, a popular vacation destination,” said Kevin Healy, senior vice president of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways. “Whether travelers are looking for a Caribbean vacation or going home to visit family, we are happy to provide them with convenient flights and easy booking.”

With the new service, AirTran Airways will offer 19 nonstop destinations from Baltimore/Washington, eight of them popular vacation destinations in Florida and Puerto Rico.