Despite cutting growth projections
for the year, AirTran Airways will add two new daily nonstop flights between Richmond International and New York
LaGuardia airports beginning 7 August.
Holdings subsidiary will operate Boeing 717s on the route.
carrier slowed growth to 9% for 2008 from previous projections of 20% and 10%.
Chautauqua Airlines, Comair and US Airways fly between Richmond
and New York,
according to Innovata.