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Topic - Airtran Airways
AirTran Airways is an American low-cost airline. A subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, AirTran operates over 1,000 daily flights, primarily in the eastern and midwestern United States. AirTran's principal hub is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where it operates over 270 daily departures. The airline officially opened its second hub, located at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, on Tuesday April 6, 2010. AirTran Holdings is headquartered at Orlando International Airport, where AirTran also maintains a secondary hub. AirTran is the world's largest Boeing 717-200 operator. - Source: Wikipedia
Flying is getting better. Honest.
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Airlines ratcheted up the pressure on fliers ahead of the holiday weekend, significantly raising ticket prices to offset the runaway cost of fuel. The three biggest carriers each boosted most domestic fares by up to $60 for a round trip, while budget airline AirTran Airways raised its leisure fares by $30 round trip.