INDIANAPOLIS, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ATA (American Trans Air, Inc.) and Funjet Vacations announced today that Chicago-area customers will now have a non-stop option to the Bahamas beginning February 7, 2001. ATA will operate seasonal scheduled service from Midway Airport twice weekly through Sept. 8, 2001, and will provide the only non-stop service available between Chicago and Nassau. Complete vacations are available through Funjet Vacations, beginning today.
``We're very excited about adding the new flights to the Bahamas,'' said Bill McKnight, ATA's Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales. ``Funjet is a long-standing partner with ATA in the vacation travel market, and we are happy to be able to provide Chicago-area residents with this newly expanded service.''
Teri Huenink, Director of Midwest Marketing for Funjet Vacations, commented that, ``Our alliance with ATA goes back almost 20 years. Throughout that time, we have been able to expand and grow our businesses successfully together while fulfilling many happy vacation memories for travelers around the country. We are excited to again partner with ATA on this new service and we look forward to a prosperous year.''