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AirTran Airways Expands Service at HOU

Airline Responds to Passenger Demand for More Flights

June 1, 2011

  © Houston Airport System
  Branson, MO is considered by many to be the "live music show capital of the world."
AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., expanded service at William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) with new nonstop service to Branson Airport (BKG) in Missouri on May 26, 2011.

The expanded service comes in response to increased demand from customers and is providing AirTran Airways passengers around the country better access to the "Live Music Show Capital of the World."

"Branson's family-friendly sights and sounds make it one of America's favorite vacation destinations," said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways' vice president of marketing and sales. "AirTran Airways prides itself on customer service and moved quickly when the demand for more service to Branson became clear."

The following nonstop flights between Branson and Houston are available four days a week: 

From To Flight Departs Arrives Frequency
Houston Branson 1595  3:45 p.m.  5:21 p.m.  Tu, Th & Sa
Branson Houston 1594  1:36 p.m.  3:10 p.m.  Tu, Th & Sa
Houston Branson 1597  10:10 a.m.  11:46 a.m.  Sunday
Branson Houston 1596  12:26 p.m.  2:00 p.m.  Sunday

About AirTran Airways

AirTran Airways is a Fortune 1000 company and has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating study for the past three years. AirTran includes assigned seating, Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit
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