internet security

Our online reservation system resides on a secure server that encrypts your purchase information using Secure Socket Layers. You can verify that you are making your purchase on our secure server by looking for two things: (1) the padlock icon in the bottom status bar of your browser, and (2) the "s" after "http" in the address line in your browser (example:

After we receive your information, we safeguard the data with both physical and electronic measures.

We use SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol to transmit information between the Online Reservations section of our web site and your browser. SSL protocol is a security protocol that uses encryption to provide communications privacy over the Internet. The personal and credit card information you provide when purchasing your tickets is secured when you use a browser that supports SSL protocol. Netscape Navigator 2.02 or higher and Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02 or higher both support SSL protocol.


We utilize cookies to track the effectiveness of online advertising. Each cookie contains a unique numeric code that is never tied to any personally identifiable information. We treat the gathered information confidentially and will not share it with anyone outside of AirTran Airways. We use this information only to analyze the effectiveness of our online advertising.

The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.

AirTran Airways does not knowingly solicit information from children or market its services to children.