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AirTran Airways Fleet Information and Seat Configuration9. may 2011 20:51 | Commercial Aviation
by Joe G.
AirTran Airways is an Orlando based low-cost carrier founded in 1993 as ValueJet, but later rebranded as AirTran after series of incidents and accidents. The low-cost giant operates only 2 types of aircrafts, 737-700 and 717-200. Out of the 126 Boeing 717-200 in service today, AirTran operates 86 of them. The airline was acquired by Southwest Airlines in May, 2011. AirTran has a fleet of 138 aircrafts, 69 destinations and over 1,000 daily flights.
Type Number Seats
Boeing 717-200 86 117
Boeing 737-700 52 137
AirTran was the launch customer for the 717-200 and has from that time been the leading operator for the aircraft. The 717s have three-by-two coach class seating with 117 seats in mixed class configuration – 12 Business Class, 105 coach. They are equipped with Gogo® Inflight Internet and XM Satellite Radio at every seat.
The 737-700 has a 137 seats in two-by-two business class and three-by-three economy class and is equipped with RECARO seats and XM Satellite Radio at every seat.
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