AirTran to fly to Tunica, MS

AirTran Airways (Orlando and Atlanta) announced plans to begin service in Tunica, Miss., effective May 6, 2010. This will be the first scheduled air service from a major airline to the entertainment and gaming destination.

The low-cost carrier will offer roundtrip, nonstop flights on Boeing 717 aircraft between Tunica Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.