-Walk-in medical services now available to all AirTran Airways Crew Members and passengers-
ORLANDO, Fla. – AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced a partnership with The AeroClinic which will make walk-in healthcare services available to all AirTran Airways Crew Members as well as the 80 million air passengers who travel through Atlanta each year.
As part of the new partnership, AirTran Airways Crew Members and passengers can walk-in The AeroClinic with or without an appointment and get immediate medical attention without leaving the airport. Located in the Atrium at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, The AeroClinic is open 24-hours a day and treats various illnesses in 20 minutes or less. The medical staff at The AeroClinic can prescribe medications as well as fill prescriptions on site.
„We know that having healthy Crew Members is vital in living up to our mission of delivering the best flying experience to smart travelers and we are excited by The AeroClinic’s ability to help ensure our team is able to do just that,“ said Tad Hutcheson, AirTran Airways‘ vice president of marketing and sales. „Just like our tagline, we want our Crew Members and passengers to feel the same about fully using the healthcare services available at The AeroClinic — Go. There’s nothing stopping you.“
„As healthcare funding becomes a larger financial concern with American companies, it is energizing for us to be part of an affordable, innovative solution with AirTran Airways,“ said Felker Ward, Jr., chief executive officer of The AeroClinic. „At its heart, this strategic agreement provides Crew Members the medical care and wellness services they require in a genuine time of need. That is what is satisfying to all of the health professionals at The AeroClinic.“
About AirTran Airways
AirTran Airways, a Fortune 1000 company, offers more than 700 affordable, daily flights to 55 U.S. destinations. With 8,900 friendly Crew Members and America’s youngest all-Boeing fleet, AirTran Airways provides XM Satellite Radio and Business Class seating on every flight. For more information and free online booking, visit airtran.com.
About The AeroClinic
Located within major U.S. airports, The AeroClinic is the convenient- health-smart-quick-care clinic of choice for minor ill-care, well-care, and prepackaged prescriptions/medications. Providing walk-in healthcare to the flying public, airline employees and general airport communities, affordable health services are available without an appointment and typically rendered in less than 15-20 minutes. Quality patient care is provided by nurse practitioners and physician assistants and includes primary care for minor illnesses, prepackaged prescription/medications, preventive screenings and wellness consultation. Based in Atlanta, The AeroClinic is scheduled to open several clinics in major U.S. airports in mid-2007 and into 2008. The company’s passionate team of healthcare professionals‘ helps patients travel well, work well and live well. For more information please visit theaeroclinic.com.