Frontier Airlines Holdings
set a referral and marketing relationship.
"Today is a very exciting day for AirTran Airways and our customers," the company said. "Both Frontier Airlines and AirTran Airways have always been leaders in our respective markets and today's announcement further underscores that role as we become the first LCCs to establish a system that will allow us to offer the best of both airlines to our customer base."
Shares of Airtran were down 2 cents, or 0.19%, at $10.79 Tuesday.
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