AirTran Airways and SunTrust Give Customers Free* Flights You Can Bank On

16 Jan 2007 [22:14h]     Bookmark and Share


AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), announced the launch of a new promotion with SunTrust, one of the nation’s largest banking organizations, that will provide new and existing customers an easy way to earn free* round-trip flights.

ORLANDO, Fla., – The promotion will continue through March 9, 2007.

With a minimum deposit of $10,000 into a new or existing Premium Money Market Performance account, customers will earn AirTran A+ Rewards credits equal to one round-trip flight anywhere AirTran Airways flies. Business clients can participate as well by depositing a minimum of $25,000 into a new or existing Premium Business Interest Account. The funds must be from a source other than an existing SunTrust account, and must be maintained in the account for at least 90 days. Once these requirements are met, customers simply complete an AirTran A+ Rewards redemption certificate and the Rewards credits will be deposited into their AirTran A+ Rewards account ready for ticket redemption. More information on the promotion can be found at

[GADS_NEWS]„AirTran Airways is pleased to partner with SunTrust, a respected bank with a strong customer base and a significant brand,“ said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways vice president of marketing and sales. „Like AirTran Airways, SunTrust is a very innovative company with a strong focus on customer service. The AirTran-SunTrust partnership will be a win-win situation for our mutual customers.“

„SunTrust is constantly looking for ways to bring value to new customers and to reward our loyal clients in line with our corporate focus on deposit generation,“ said C. Gene Kirby, corporate executive vice president and head of Retail Banking. „By finding innovative partners and offering exciting incentives, we can provide the type of relationship banking that brings the most benefits to our clients.“

About AirTran Airways

AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company and one of America’s largest low-fare airlines with 8,000 friendly, professional Crew Members, operates nearly 700 daily flights to 52 destinations. The airline’s hub is at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, where it is the second largest carrier. AirTran Airways‘ aircraft features the fuel-efficient Boeing 737-700 and 717-200 to create America’s youngest all-Boeing fleet. The airline is also the first carrier to install XM Satellite Radio on a commercial aircraft and the only airline with Business Class and XM Satellite Radio on every flight. For reservations or more information, visit (America Online Keyword: AirTran).

About SunTrust

SunTrust Banks, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, is one of the nation’s largest banking organizations, serving a broad range of consumer, commercial, corporate and institutional clients. As of September 30, 2006, SunTrust had total assets of $183.1 billion and total deposits of $124.4 billion. The Company operates an extensive branch and ATM network throughout the high-growth Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states and a full array of technology-based, 24-hour delivery channels. The Company also serves customers in selected markets nationally. Its primary businesses include deposit, credit, trust and investment services. Through various subsidiaries the Company provides credit cards, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, equipment leasing and capital markets services. SunTrust’s Internet address is

*Rewards seats are subject to availability and black out dates. Taxes and fees are extra – the September 11th security fee of up to $2.50 per segment is not included. A segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing. Passengers traveling to/from Grand Bahamas Island are subject to U.S. and Bahamian taxes of $91.20.


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