AirTran to include Branson service

BRANSON, Mo. | The Branson Airport has announced that AirTran Airways will be the first national network carrier for the new airport when it opens in May 2009.

Steve Peet, CEO, Branson Airport, said AirTran is a "perfect fit" for the new Branson airport.

AirTran Airways will offer roundtrip nonstop flights between Branson and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.