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Silver Airways Now Batting for the Daytona Tortugas as Official Airline

December 4, 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 4, 2018--Whether you’re a race fan, catching an MiLB Daytona Tortugas game or visiting the famed boardwalk and beaches, Silver Airways is expanding its already extensive Florida network making it even easier to visit the Sunshine State’s Atlantic Coast with new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) starting January 16, 2019.

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President Daytona Tortugas Ryan Keur, Silver Airways Senior Vice President Kurt Brulisauer, Deputy Airport Director Daytona Beach International Airport Karen Feaster, Daytona Beach International Airport Director Rick Karl, Daytona Tortugas Mascot Shelldon, Silver Airways CEO Steve Rossum, Silver Airways Regional Station Manager Jessica Cevallos, Silver Airways Relationship Manager Katie Loughlin, Daytona Beach International Airport Director of Business Development Jay Cassens (Photo: Business Wire)

To affirm its commitment to the new service, Silver Airways has ‘inked’ a deal – with official commemorative livery featuring joint branding to be released soon – as the official airline of the MiLB’s Daytona Tortugas baseball team. There couldn’t be a more perfect match than the airline who offers the most routes within Florida and Florida’s State League’s Daytona Tortugas.

To celebrate the new nonstop service connecting Daytona Beach and South Florida, Silver is offering introductory fares from $59* available at silverairways.com for a limited time for travel on or before May 22, 2019, for ticketing before December 17, 2018.

In addition, Silver offers convenient connections from Daytona Beach beyond Fort Lauderdale to Key West and many popular Bahamian Family Islands, including Marsh Harbor and Treasure Cay in the Abacos, Cat Island, Eleuthera’s Governor’s Harbour and North Eleuthera, Freeport, and George Town in Great Exuma with every day low fares as low as $107*.

Silver also offers connections to a variety of destinations through its codeshare and interline ticketing partners, including United, JetBlue, American, Delta, Avianca, Azul Brazilian Airlines and more.

“As a Daytona-area resident, I can’t be more excited for Silver Airways to share all the riches our community has to offer,” said Silver Airways Senior Vice President Kurt Brulisauer. “A few of my country music favorites say it best. Whether it’s Daytona Beach on spring break, Coronas in Daytona on summer nights where it’s wild and it’s free, the tiki bar is open and there’s a full moon over Daytona Beach. Sweet iced tea and Jerry Lee in Daytona Beach, that’s what gets to me, I can feel it in my bones. And of course remembering Number 3.”

“The addition of daily flights to Fort Lauderdale provides a new southbound option to another major U.S. Hub from Daytona Beach International Airport,” said Daytona Beach International Airport Director Rick Karl. “The non-stop link to and from South Florida offers the local community and visitors hundreds of new connecting opportunities served by Silver and their airline partners United, JetBlue, Avianca and Azul Brazilian Airlines.”

“Being a turtle, it used to take me years to get to Fort Lauderdale,” said Daytona Tortugas Mascot Shelldon. “Now, with Silver Airways as our official airline, I can get there in an hour.”

“New service between Fort Lauderdale and Daytona Beach is the perfect match, connecting two popular Florida destinations with one daily nonstop flight,” said Mark Gale, CEO/Director of Aviation for Broward County’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International.

Silver Airways’ Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – Daytona Beach (DAB) service effective January 16, 2019;

DAB – FLL service effective January 17, 2019:

For complete details, reservations and to receive email updates on Silver’s special offers, visit silverairways.com.

Silver Airways offers guests the ease and convenience of seamless booking, ticketing, and baggage handling with connections to dozens of destinations that are available via the airline’s codeshare partnerships with United, JetBlue, and Avianca, as well as interline ticketing partnerships with American, Delta, Air Canada, Alaska, ANA, Bahamasair, Hahn Air, and Azul.

Members of United’s MileagePlus® and JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty programs can also earn frequent flyer awards for travel throughout Silver’s network.

About Daytona Tortugas

The Daytona Tortugas are the Advanced-A, Minor League Baseball Affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. The team plays on historic Radiology Associates Field at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach, which seats 4,200 fans and is annually among the leaders in attendance in the Florida State League.

About Silver Airways

Silver Airways operates the most routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas from its hubs in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Tampa, and also operates Essential Air Service between Boston and Bar Harbor, Maine. Silver is also the official airline of the MiLB’s Daytona Tortugas baseball team. In addition, Silver this year acquired Seaborne Airlines with flights in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Silver is a codeshare partner with United, JetBlue and Avianca, and has interline agreements with American, Delta, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Bahamasair, Hahn Air and Azul. Silver operates a fleet of highly-reliable Saab 340 aircraft, and starting in 2018, Silver is renewing and expanding its fleet with up to 50 new eco-friendly ATR-600s. Silver is honored to be the North American launch customer for the all new, redesigned ATR-600 offering best-in-class quiet cabins, premium leather seats with more legroom, and spacious overhead bins that accommodate full-size, carry-on roller bags. Silver is owned by affiliates of Philadelphia-based investment firm Versa Capital Management, LLC. To learn more about the refined passenger experience coming soon to Silver, visit www.silverairways.com/destinations/atr42.

*Sale fares are valid on silverairways.com. Travel must be on/before May 22, 2019. Tickets must be issued on/before December 17, 2018 at 11:59pm ET. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and may not be available on all flights or operate all days of week. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Sale fares are only valid on silverairways.com and only for new tickets. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $50 charge plus any difference in fare, if applicable. Tickets purchased from Silver Airways reservation call center will cost an additional non-refundable $25 per passenger, per itinerary. To avoid this additional expense, please make your reservation at silverairways.com. Fares, routes, charges, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Silver Airways will accept checked baggage up to 50 pounds and 62 linear inches for a non-refundable charge, per passenger, per bag. When purchased at the time of booking on silverairways.com, bag charges are: flights within the United States, $30 for first and $40 for second; internationally, $39 for first and $49 for second. Additional charges apply to purchases after booking, additional pieces, or baggage exceeding size or weight limitations, and other baggage restrictions may apply. For further service charges details please visit silverairways.com

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA FLORIDA

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