AirTran Airways is adding services to Portland,
Maine and Seattle
to its Baltimore/Washington International Airport network.
The five-weekly Seattle/Tacoma
International Airport service will begin on May 24; the Portland
daily will follow on June 7.
AirTran does not say which aircraft from
its fleet of Boeing 717s and Boeing 737-700s will be used in these markets.
These will be the only scheduled
nonstop services between the airports, although United Airlines does offer
several flights a day to both Portland
from its Washington Dulles hub. Alaska Airlines also operates a twice daily
Boeing 737-800 service from Dulles to its Seattle