AirTran to Donate Ship 917

Here it is:
Well, Half of it.
( BW)(FL-AIRTRAN-AIRWAYS-2)(AAI) AirTran Airways Donates Ship 917,
a DC-9, To Georgia Aviation & Technical College as Training Tool;
Georgia Governor Roy Barnes to Attend Donation Ceremony
Business Editors
ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2002--AirTran Airways, a
subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI), today announced it
will donate AirTran Airways'' retiring Ship 917, a McDonnell Douglas
DC-9-32, to be used in the education of future certified aviation
mechanics at Georgia Aviation & Technical College (GAVTC). AirTran
Airways'' Chairman and CEO Joe Leonard will officially announce the
aircraft donation to Georgia Governor Roy Barnes and GAVTC President
Andy Lundell at a ceremony today on the college''s campus in Eastman,
On behalf of AirTran Airways, I am honored to donate our retiring
Ship 917....
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First Ship 903 is donated to the Air and Space Museum that opens in 2003, and now Ship 917 is donated to the Georgia Aviation and Technical College (GAVTC). Wow!