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AirTran Airways: The Way To Go!

More and  more and in every way, AirTran Airways is proving the way to go, especially for air warriors like us who log so many miles in the sky.

This time around it was a combination trip: interviewing at the Red Sox spring training site in Ft. Meyers, Florida and stops at hotels in three different locales on the west coast of the "Sunshine State."

Our outgoing flight was from Boston via Atlanta and to Tampa. Coming back it was Tampa via Baltimore to Boston. We had flown America’s top low cost airlines before in highly  affordable Business Class and luxuriated in the lengthy  legroom, comfortable two-by-two seats, privacy, even free adult drinks.  This time, once again, the experience was  seamless, serene, satisfying Business Class. .

But even more important was the efficient service and the affability of the personnel of AirTran Airways whether on the airplane or at the counters in the various airports. They were consistently smiling, consistently concerned about what we and other passengers were doing.

In these down economic times, how satisfying to have an airline like AirTran around  providing excellent service and making one feel that he or she is truly getting a  good deal.

AirTran’s mission statement to “Be the best in everything we do every day" is met big-time.

We look forward to flying this special airline again.

A trio of  the best and the brightest  aboard an AirTran flight - click to enlarge
A trio of  the best and the brightest  aboard an AirTran flight
 
The charming Bertheline Clairmont, a St. Lucia native, at the job in Atlanta - click to enlarge
The charming Bertheline Clairmont, a St. Lucia native, at the job in Atlanta

Home Page: http://www.airtran.com/Home.aspx

 Reservations Center: 1-800-AIR-TRAN (1-800-247-8726) or 678-254-7999

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About the Authors:  Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer are a wife and husband team who successfully bridge the worlds of popular culture and traditional scholarship. Co-authors of the critically acclaimed interactive oral histories It Happened in the Catskills, It Happened in Brooklyn, Growing Up Jewish in America, It Happened on Broadway, It Happened in Manhattan, It Happened in Miami. They teach what they practice as professors at Dartmouth College.

They are also travel writers who specialize in luxury properties and fine dining as well as cultural history and Jewish history and heritage in the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean. More about these authors.

You can contact the Frommers at: 

Email: myrna.frommer@Dartmouth.EDU
Email: harvey.frommer@Dartmouth.EDU
Web: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~frommer/travel.htm.

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