Silver Airways Once Again Providing Travelers Time and Money-Saving Flights with Yet Another Intra-Florida Route
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 20, 2019--Silver Airways is once again providing business, leisure and military travelers with time and money-saving flights as the airline today announced yet another intra-Florida route. New daily nonstop service between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) located at Eglin Air Force Base starts May 16, 2019.
Whether you’re visiting the Emerald Coast’s beautiful beaches for dolphin cruises, open-air shopping and gulf-to-table restaurants for a family vacation or romantic getaway, or traveling for business, you can count on Silver Airways getting you there efficiently and affordably.
To celebrate the new nonstop service between Orlando and Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Silver is offering fares from $99* available at silverairways.com for a limited time for travel on or before June 30, 2019, for ticketing before May 22, 2019.
In addition, Silver is soon introducing new discounted fares for active-duty military on all flights.
“The 600-plus Silver Airways team members are proud to serve the hardworking men and women of our armed forces, as well as business and leisure travelers with our safe, reliable and customer-friendly service between Northwest and Central Florida,” said Silver Airways CEO Steve Rossum.
“We are ecstatic to launch this partnership with Silver Airways and provide our local community with the highly-demanded inner state route to Central Florida,” said Okaloosa County Airports Director Tracy Stage. “Local business travelers will now have the opportunity to fly nonstop to Orlando for business and return the same day and numerous options for leisure travel.”
“On behalf of the Tourist Development Council, we are very excited about the new daily, nonstop flight from Destin Fort-Walton Beach airport to Orlando,” said Jennifer Adams, Director of the Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau. “A large number of visitors who live in Orlando come to our destination, particularly between September through May. We are very excited to now offer them the option to fly directly to our beautiful beaches every day.”
Silver Airways’ Orlando (MCO) – Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS) service effective May 16, 2019, and Destin-Fort Walton Beach – Orlando effective May 17, 2019:
In addition to nonstop service between Northwest Florida and the Panhandle to Central Florida, the new route also provides convenient connections to Silver’s network throughout Florida and the Bahamas, as well as a variety of destinations throughout the U.S. through Silver’s codeshare and interline ticketing partners, including United, American and Delta who currently operate at Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport.
Silver provides more routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas than any other airline, and continues to expand its already extensive Florida/Bahamas network. The airline recently started daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) and daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and Pensacola International Airport (PNS).
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 hundreds 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, 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.
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. 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.
*Sale fares are valid on silverairways.com for one-way, non-stop, flights. Tickets must be issued on/before May 22, 2019 at 11:59pm ET. Travel must be on/before June 20, 2019 with a 14-day advance purchase. 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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