Silver Airways to Start Orlando-Huntsville Service in May
Silver Airways, Florida’s first airline, today announced it will start daily nonstop service between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Huntsville International Airport (HSV) on May 23, 2018. For a limited time, Silver is offering introductory fares starting at only $99 at silverairways.com.
The Huntsville, Alabama route will be operated with Silver’s brand new fleet of ATR-600 aircraft. Silver is proud to be the North American launch customer for the all new, state-of-the-art ATR-600, which will be introduced into service beginning this year.
The new ATR-600 provides a refined guest experience with rich leather seating, more leg room, and spacious overhead bins that accommodate full-size, carry-on roller bags. Today’s ATRs embody the most advanced aircraft technology available with the latest avionics and all-glass cockpit that ensures safe, reliable flights that are quieter and more comfortable for passengers.
To celebrate the new nonstop Orlando-Huntsville service, Silver is offering introductory fares from only $99 available at silverairways.com for a limited time for travel between May 23, 2018 and December 19, 2018.
In addition, Silver will offer convenient one-stop connections from Huntsville to Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, and Key West with introductory fares starting at only $109*. One-stop connections from Huntsville to Marsh Harbour and Freeport in the Bahamas also have introductory fares starting at $129, but only for a limited time at silverairways.com.
“We are very excited to announce our first growth market utilizing our new fleet of ATR-600 aircraft that will begin arriving in May,” said Jason Bewley, Silver Airways President and CFO. “Considering NASA, Huntsville and Florida’s space coast have many close ties, and we expect this new nonstop service to attract business travelers and vacationers alike headed to Orlando and beyond to Silver’s many destinations in Florida and the Bahamas. The new Huntsville route begins just before Memorial Day weekend and marks the beginning of Silver’s transition to an all new ATR-600 fleet.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Silver Airways as a new carrier for not only the Tennessee Valley region, but also the state of Alabama,” stated Betty Fletcher, Chairman, Board of Directors, Huntsville International Airport. “The addition of Orlando and Central Florida to the list of nonstop destinations for our market is outstanding. This has been one of Huntsville’s most requested destinations by our passengers and so it is exciting to have this new carrier to fulfill that request.”
“Attracting and sustaining new air service is a community-wide matter that affects each and every one of us – both the leisure traveler and the business traveler,” said Rick Tucker, Executive Director, Huntsville International Airport. “Announcements like the addition of new nonstop service from Huntsville to Orlando is an excellent first step to providing all of the citizens of the Tennessee Valley more air travel options and savings. Support from the business community and our residents is integral to attracting and sustaining service like this in Huntsville and so we encourage everyone to fly HSV and Silver Airways so that we can continue to provide more air travel options to more destinations and with lower fares.”
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.
Silver Airways is proud to be Florida’s First Airline. As the first commercial carrier founded in Florida and still operating today, Silver has the most routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas from its hubs in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, and Tampa.
Silver is a codeshare partner with United, JetBlue, and Avianca, and has interline agreements with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Bahamasair, Hahn Air, and Azul Brazilian Airlines.
Silver operates a fleet highly-reliable Saab 340 aircraft, and starting in 2018, Silver is renewing and expanding its fleet with up to 50 new fuel-efficient ATRs. 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.