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AirTran Airways expects profitable 2009


AirTran Holdings Ltd expects to be profitable in every quarter of 2009, despite the global financial downturn. The company believes it will experience a significantly better result this year, based on current fuel prices, with the LCC expecting softening consumer demand to be offset by capacity cuts and strong ancillary revenue growth. [777 words]

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  • Reports drop in passenger traffic for Feb-2009
  • Expands route network
  • Continues to decrease capacity

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  • AirTran passenger numbers growth (% change year-on-year) and passenger load factors (%): Mar-08 to Feb-09
  • AirTran Airways New Services 2009 (as of 30-Mar-09)
  • AirTran Airways capacity growth (ASMs) and revenue growth (RPM): Mar-08 to Feb-09
  • AirTran Airways fleet plans: 2009 to 2016: as at Feb-09
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