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ATA Airlines has ceased operations

Unfortunately, ATA Airlines no longer takes to the skies. The airline ceased flying operations in 2008.

About ATA Airlines:

ATA Airlines was an American airline that used to also be called American Trans Air. It was a low-cost airline based at Indianapolis International Airport (formerly OneJet's hub) that also handled charter flights, ATA flew around the USA as well as some US territories such as Puerto Rico. ATA also flew to 35 international destinations such as Mexico. The airline declared bankruptcy in 2008 and unfortunately never recovered.

Frequent Flyer Programme

When ATA Airlines was operating, the airline offered its passengers a frequent flyer programme called ATA Travel Awards.

Airline Alliance

ATA Airlines was not part of an airline alliance during the time that they were operating.

Food & Drink

Before ATA Airlines discontinued its operations, the airline probably provided an onboard food and beverage service. The refreshment offerings on ATA Airlines likely encompassed both hot and cold options, along with a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages throughout the flight.

In-Flight Entertainment

Throughout the operational period of ATA Airlines, it is reasonable to infer that the airline provided passengers with in-flight entertainment options. This entertainment might have encompassed amenities such as an in-flight magazine and the availability of headphone connectivity on their flights.

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Hub Airport

Indianapolis International Airport

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) is a bustling transportation hub located approximately seven miles southwest of downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. Renowned for its efficiency and traveler-friendly amenities, the airport consistently ranks among the top airports in the United States. Boasting a modern and spacious terminal, IND offers a range of services, including diverse dining options, retail outlets, and lounges.

ATA Airlines Fleet

ATA Airlines operated the following aircraft before suspending operations:

  • 12 x Boeing 737-800
  • 6 x Boeing 757-200
  • 4 x Boeing 757-300
  • 3 x Lockheed L-1011-500 TriStar (for military charter operations)
  • 4 x McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 (for military charter operations)