BRANSON, MISSOURI (July 19, 2010) – Branson Airport (BKG) and AirTran Airways are pleased to announce additional non-stop service to and from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport beginning September 16, 2010.
AirTran will add a third Atlanta arrival on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and a third departure on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, which presents additional connections never before available from Branson. The new connections include Tunica, Mississippi (UTM), Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi (GPT),Cancun, Mexico (CUN), Montego Bay, Jamaica (MBJ), and Nassau, Bahamas (NAS). Additional connection opportunities to Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida (SRQ), Pensacola, Florida (PNS) and Miami, Florida (MIA) have also been created.
“The new departure and arrival times will not only open up some fantastic connections, but will offer more options for the frequent flyer,” stated Jeff Bourk, Branson Airport’s executive director. “Not only can visitors get to Branson easier, but now our local community can fly to exciting destinations like Cancun, Jamaica and the Bahamas with one-stop convenience at a low cost.”
The following nonstop flights between Atlanta and Branson are now available to book toll free at 1-888-FLY-BKG1 (1-888-359-2541) or online at AirTran.com.
ROUTE DEPARTS ARRIVES OPERATION AIRCRAFT
BKG-ATL 7:00 a.m. 9:40 a.m. F/Sa/Su 717
ATL-BKG 8:55 p.m. 9:40 p.m. T/F/Sa 717
Seasonal from 9/16/10 – 12/05/10
Branson Airport currently offers nonstop service to Atlanta (ATL) and Orlando (MCO) on AirTran Airways, Denver (DEN) and Milwaukee (MKE) on Frontier Airlines and Austin (AUS), Chicago Midway (MDW), Des Moines (DSM), Gulfport-Biloxi (GPT), Houston (HOU), Indianapolis (IND), Nashville (BNA), and Shreveport (SHV) on Branson AirExpress. For more information or to make reservations visit FlyBranson.com or BransonAirExpress.com or call 1-888-FLY-BKG1 (888-359-2541).
About AirTran Airways:
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI) and a Fortune 1000 company, has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating study for the past two years and is the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Market Leadership Award from Air Transport World. AirTran Airways is the only major airline with Wi-Fi on every flight and offers coast-to-coast service on North America’s newest all-Boeing fleet. Our low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating, Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit www.airtran.com.
About Branson Airport:
Opening its doors May of 2009, Branson Airport LLC is the first privately developed and operated commercial service airport in the United States. Currently serviced by AirTran Airways, Frontier Airlines and Branson AirExpress; additional carriers and destinations are on the horizon. Located in the heart of the Ozarks and centrally located in the Midwest, the airport also boasts a state of the art FBO, Branson JetCenter and a full service travel agency, FlyBranson Travel. For more information on Branson Airport LLC and any of its subsidiaries please visit FlyBranson.com.