AirTran Airways responds to Obama fervor: Airline adds D.C. flights for inauguration

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AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. today announced that the airline will respond to customer demand by adding more roundtrip flights between Atlanta, Ga., and both Baltimore/Washington and Washington D.C. (Dulles), and between Milwaukee, Wis., and Baltimore/Washington on January 21, 2009, following President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20.

“We’ve had tremendous requests for flights to Washington D.C. during the period surrounding the presidential inauguration and we want to accommodate our customers by adding flights to meet the demand,” said Kevin Healy, senior vice president of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways.

Schedules for the additional flights originating in Atlanta and Milwaukee are available on airtran.com. Seats are still available leading up to the inauguration on flights along those routes, but AirTran Airways will consider adding more flights if the planes fill quickly before January. For more information, visit airtran.com.