AirTran Airways’ Go Magazine Named Best Inflight Magazine for 2009 by North American Travel Journalists Association
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), is proud to announce that the airline’s inflight publication, Go magazine, has been honored by the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) for being the best inflight magazine in 2009.
The NATJA awards competition honors the "best of the best" of travel writing, photography and travel promotion submitted by travel journalists, travel magazines, public relations agencies and destination marketing organizations from the United States, Canada and Mexico.
"AirTran Airways is honored that Go magazine has been awarded best overall inflight magazine in 2009 by the North American Travel Journalists Association," said Tad Hutcheson, vice president of marketing and sales for AirTran Airways. "Each month, we work hard to ensure that every article in our magazine is interesting, entertaining and relevant to the destinations we serve. We are proud to know that our peers in the travel industry have recognized the tremendous commitment and dedication that go into every publication."
AirTran Airways will be presented the award at the opening night dinner of the NATJA’s annual conference on May 11, 2010, at the Atlantis Hotel in Reno, Nevada.
In January, Go magazine celebrated its fifth anniversary. Stars of industry, film and sports have graced the cover during that time, including: Ted Turner, Reese Witherspoon, Will Smith, Johnny Depp, Dwight Howard, Michael Phelps and others. The magazine serves as an important inflight entertainment option to approximately two million AirTran Airways passengers per month.
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 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. Its low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating, Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit http://www.airtran.com.
SOURCE AirTran Airways