ATA Airlines Begins New Service between Houston and New York-LaGuardia
Airline is only provider of daily, nonstop flights between
Houston- Hobby and New York-LaGuardia
INDIANAPOLIS, March 31, 2006 –On April 2, ATA Airlines, begins non-stop service between
Houston-Hobby and New York-LaGuardia with twice-daily flights using modern Boeing 737
jet aircraft. This service will also connect New York to more than 11 destinations via ATA’s
low-fare partner Southwest Airlines.
“The Houston expansion makes ATA’s network available to a part of the country we
previously did not serve” said ATA Chief Operating Officer Subodh Karnik. “This service will
bring more low-fare choices to customers in places such as San Diego, Albuquerque, Corpus
Christi, El Paso, and 7 other cities. They will be able to connect to New York via Houston-Hobby
- using flights operated by ATA’s codeshare partner Southwest Airlines.”
Nonstop Service Details
Departs Time Arrives Time
Houston Hobby 10:30 a.m. New York-LaGuardia 2:30 p.m.
Houston Hobby 6:55 p.m. New York-LaGuardia 10:55 p.m.
New York-LaGuardia 7:00 a.m. Houston Hobby 9:30 a.m.
New York-LaGuardia 3:30 p.m. Houston Hobby 6:00 p.m.
Times above are local to the corresponding airport.
Introductory fares between Houston and New York-LGA start as low as $89* off-peak, each
way. See examples below:
To/From To/From Each-Way
Houston New York-LaGuardia $89 4/2 -6/8/06 4/24/06
New Orleans+ New York-LaGuardia $79 4/2-6/8/06 4/24/06
Corpus Christi+ New York-LaGuardia $99 4/2-6/8/06 4/24/06
New York-LaGuardia $99 4/2-6/8/06 4/24/06
Above fares are off-peak, each way based on a 21-day advance purchase in coach
class on ata.com. +Some flights operated by Southwest Airlines.
Via Houston, codeshare passengers from 11 cities will be able to connect to and from
New York-LaGuardia, including: Albuquerque, NM; Austin, TX; Corpus Christi, TX; El
Paso, TX; Harlingen/South Padre Island, TX; Midland, TX; New Orleans, LA; Oakland, CA;
Phoenix, AZ; San Antonio, TX; San Diego, CA.
ATA also serves Texas from Dallas/Ft. Worth, and through ATA’s codeshare agreement with
Southwest Airlines, passengers can fly nonstop from Dallas/Ft. Worth to Chicago-Midway
and then connect on a single ticket to many ATA and Southwest Airlines destinations
nationwide. The popularity of the Dallas/Ft. Worth to Chicago-Midway route has resulted in
ATA adding a fourth daily flight between the two cities, also starting on April 2nd.