AirTran Airways is expanding its operations at New York's LaGuardia Airport and Washington D.C.'s Reagan National Airport. The airline is adding more flights at...

AirTran Airways is expanding its operations at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Washington D.C.’s Reagan National Airport. The airline is adding more flights at both airports on November 4 while keeping all the flights it already operates from those airports.

At LaGuardia (LGA), the airline will begin offering twice-daily service to Indianapolis (IND), while increasing flights to Orlando (MCO). At Reagan National (DCA), AirTran Airways will increase the frequency of its flights to Orlando and Atlanta (ATL).


In November, AirTran will offer 19 daily flights to six cities nonstop from LaGuardia and 11 daily flights to four cities nonstop from Reagan National.

Beginning November 4, AirTran will offer flights FL891 and FL897 from LGA to IND and flights FL890 and FL896 from IND to LGA. Both round-trips will be operated by Boeing 717s. The schedule calls for FL890 to depart IND at 9:15 a.m. and arrive at LGA at 11:35 a.m., with return flight FL891 leaving LGA at 12:32 p.m.  and reaching IND at 2:37 p.m.  Outbound flight FL896 is scheduled to depart IND at 3:31 p.m. and get to LGA at 5:51 p.m., with the return flight FL897 pushing back at LGA at 6:30 p.m. to reach IND at 8:35 p.m.

AirTran’s new LGA-MCO schedule from November 4 will see the carrier operating a new Boeing 717 round-trip on Saturdays and Sundays, as well as a new daily Boeing 737-700 flight. Outbound, the daily 737 flight, FL375, is timed to leave MCO at 10:35 a.m. to arrive at LGA at 1:15 p.m. The return flight, FL376, is scheduled to depart LGA at 1:55 p.m. to reach MCO at 4:49 p.m. On Saturdays and Sundays, Boeing 717 flight FL371 will depart MCO at 8:45 a.m. to reach LGA at 11:30 a.m., while the return flight, FL341, will push back at LGA at 11:59 a.m. in order to arrive at MCO at 2:53 p.m.

An AirTran Airways Boeing 717

An AirTran Airways Boeing 717

From November 4, AirTran’s schedule at DCA will see three new Boeing 717 round-trips to MCO (two daily and one only on Saturdays) and a new daily Boeing 717 round-trip to ATL.

From MCO, flight FL611 will depart at 8:55 a.m. to reach DCA at 11:03 a.m. Return flight FL612 will leave DCA at 11:38 a.m.  to arrive at MCO at 1:55 p.m. Other new MCO-DCA round-trips will see FL615 departing MCO at 2:50 p.m. to arrive at DCA at 4:58 p.m and Saturday-only flight FL173 leaving MCO at 6:50 p.m. to reach DCA at 8:58 p.m. For the return flights, FL616 is timed to depart DCA at 2:44 p.m. to arrive at MCO at 5:01 p.m. and Saturday-only FL172 is scheduled to leave DCA at 8:58 a.m. and reach MCO at 11:15 a.m.

The airline’s additional ATL-DCA round-trip will see FL179 departing ATL at 1:45 p.m. to arrive at DCA at 3:25 p.m., with the return flight  FL174 leaving DCA at 6:55 p.m. to arrive at ATL at 8:49 p.m.

AirTran Airways is offering one-way sample fares of $69 (not including taxes and fees) for its new flights between LaGuardia and Indianapolis; and $79 one-way between LaGuardia and Orlando and Reagan National and Orlando.