Silver Airways Salutes Men and Women of U.S. Armed Forces with Introduction of Discount for Active-Duty Military
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 28, 2019--Silver Airways is proud to serve a large number of military communities throughout its Florida network and beyond. In salute to the dedicated and hardworking men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and in appreciation for their service, Silver Airways has introduced a discount for active-duty military traveling for leisure.
Effective immediately, all active-duty military (and their spouse and children) are eligible for an 11 percent discount* on all Silver Airways flights, including members of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and reserve personnel on active duty status.
“Making leisure travel easier and more affordable for members of our military is one small way for us to give back and show our appreciation for all that the selfless, dedicated and hardworking men and women of our armed forces provide for all of us,” said Dermont Miles, U.S. Air Force veteran who served from Northwest Florida’s Eglin Air Force Base and now serves as Silver Airways Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering. “From our Silver family to you and your families – We salute you! We thank you!”
Members of the U.S. Armed Forces may book their reservations for leisure travel with any travel agent or by calling their normal duty Travel Management Company for instructions. Military traveling on official business should continue to contact their typical Travel Management Company to purchase Silver’s contracted government fares.
For complete details on Silver Airways’ new leisure military fare discount, visit https://www.silverairways.com/more-information/travel-information/military-discount.
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 flies between Boston and Bar Harbor, Maine. Silver is the official airline of the Minor League Baseball team Daytona Tortugas and also partners with the Orlando Apollos of the Alliance of American Football league. In addition, Silver owns and cooperatively operates 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, Azul and Emirates. Members of United’s MileagePlus® and JetBlue’s TrueBlue loyalty programs can also earn frequent flyer awards for travel throughout Silver’s network. Silver operates a fleet of highly-reliable Saab 340 aircraft, and starting this year, 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.
*Leisure Military fares require a valid active military ID and must be purchased through any travel agent, or through the leisure department of your typical Travel Management Company used for official travel. Military spouse and dependents are also eligible for the discount with ID. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and flights may not operate all days of week. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Changes or cancellations can be made for a $50 charge plus any difference in fare, if applicable. Fares, routes, charges, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Active duty U.S. military personnel traveling on official business, get up to 2 complimentary checked bags per person; all other baggage service charges and rules apply for checked baggage beyond that exemption. Otherwise, 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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