Beginning July 10th, ATA Will Expand Midway Service With Non-Stop Flights to Minneapolis-St. Paul


INDIANAPOLIS, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- ATA (American Trans Air, Inc.)announced today it will offer non-stop service between Chicago's Midway

Airport and Minneapolis-St. Paul, beginning July 10, 2000. ATA will offer the convenience of four non-stop flights every weekday and three on weekends. Through Midway, travelers will be able to connect to cities throughout the ATA system.

"We expect the introduction of ATA's competitive low fares to and from the Twin Cities to be well received," said John Tague, ATA's President and CEO. "This new service will contribute to the continued successful development of our Chicago-Midway hub, while providing the residents of Minneapolis-St. Paul with immediate access to 25 great destinations through Midway."

Jeff Hamiel, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC), had this to say about the new service: "The Metropolitan Airports Commission has been working hard to give Twin Cities travelers increased service and lower fares. I am extremely pleased with ATA's decision to begin service here at MSP and I want to encourage the region's travelers to take advantage of the new travel opportunities."