AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today that it will begin offering seasonal service between Atlanta and the following destinations: Portland, Maine, and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The carrier will operate one daily nonstop flight to and from each city between June 11 and September 8. Both cities are new destinations from Atlanta for the low-fare airline. The route will be served by AirTran Airways’ popular Boeing 717-200 aircraft, which seats 117 passengers (12 in Business Class and 105 in coach).
AirTran Airways also provides nonstop flights between Portland, Maine, and both Orlando, Florida and Baltimore/Washington, and between Harrisburg and Orlando. By adding direct flights to Atlanta, residents of Portland and Harrisburg will now be able to connect to more than 35 destinations nationwide.
“AirTran Airways is pleased that we are able to meet the demands of our customers by announcing seasonal service from our Atlanta hub to these great cities,” said Kevin Healy, senior vice president of marketing and planning for AirTran Airways. “AirTran Airways’ goal is to make traveling more convenient for our customers, and providing travelers in Portland, Maine and Harrisburg with access to our entire network of cities through Atlanta helps us further that goal.”