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AirTran Airways Accepts Prestigious Air Transport World Award in Singapore

On the eve of the 2010 Singapore Airshow, America*s low-cost leader, AirTran Airways, received the coveted Market Leadership Award from the editors of Air Transport World (ATW) at the publication*s 36th annual awards ceremony.

The award, the first to be presented during the international gala at the Swissotel The Stamford, was given to AirTran Airways for its ground-breaking deployment of Wi-Fi Internet access on every flight as well as its innovative blending of the traditional low-cost carrier model with features not typical of low-cost carriers, including an affordable Business Class, complimentary XM Satellite Radio and a wide array of on-board beverages on every flight.

**To be able to accept the Market Leadership Award on behalf of AirTran Airways* 8,500 Crew Members is an honor and a privilege,** said Tad Hutcheson, vice president of marketing and sales, AirTran Airways. **To be recognized by the editors of ATW and our peers around the globe for these efforts is a testament to our unique, high-quality, consistent product.**

In addition to providing the best combination of value and service in the industry, the editors of ATW also factored in the Company*s financial performance when deciding to bestow the Market Leadership Award to AirTran Airways.

**AirTran Airways* quick and successful response to the economic downturn enabled it to post a profit each quarter of 2009,** said Perry Flint, editorial director, ATW.

The Market Leadership Award is the latest in a string of prestigious awards and accolades for the Company, including being ranked the number one low-cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating for the past two years

09.02.2010. 14:36

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

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