ViaAir commits to St Augustine market for another year

275-ED-Wuellner-ViaAirNortheast Florida Regional Airport (St. Augustine, FL – UST) will continue to offer nonstop flights to Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Thursdays and Sundays, Ed Wuellner, Executive Director of the Airport Authority, told local Historic City News reporters.

After a successful year of direct flights to and from Raleigh County Memorial Airport (Beckley, WV – BKW) and (Charlotte, NC – CLT), ViaAir announced today that they will continue scheduled service into 2016. The twice-weekly departures will continue to be, and are currently available, for sale through the end of April 2016.

ViaAir offers all passengers low cost airfare without charging extra fees for basic amenities. Each passenger’s first checked bag (up to 30lbs), seat selection, carryon items and in-flight snacks and beverages are included in their regular airfare. With an industry reliability rate of 98% on-time dispatch, ViaAir promises its passengers an impressive level of care, attention and dependability in reaching any destination serviced by the air carrier.

“We are very pleased to continue our relationship with the Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine,” Irit Vizer, President and COO of ViaAir, told local reporters.  “The community has responded very positively to our service to Beckley, WV and Charlotte, NC. So we are happy to continue offering low cost travel options without extra fees to St. Augustine, Charlotte, Beckley and their surrounding communities.”

“We’re quite excited to continue flights to and from St. Augustine,” said Janelle Davis, ViaAir’s Digital Marketing Specialist. “Passenger comments have been very positive—those flying from St. Augustine greatly enjoy the convenience, and those traveling to Florida can’t wait to visit again. This past year has been a success and our passengers have shared how much they enjoy the route.”

“We’re very pleased with ViaAir. They have proven to be a highly reliably airline,” Wuellner added.  “Their continuation of service into 2016 is good for the community, and their lower fares and no extra fees make them a more affordable option for local travelers.”

ViaAir service is operated by 30-seat Embraer EMB-120 aircraft, the fastest, lightest and most economical aircraft in its class. Fares between St. Augustine and Beckley, WV are as low as $99 each way, and also as low as $99 each way between St. Augustine and Charlotte, NC (incl taxes and fees). Reservations for all flights can be made at www.FlyViaAir.com or by calling ViaAir’s reservation desk at 304-986-4000.

About ViaAir:

ViaAir LLC is an indirect Air Carrier operating under DOT regulation 14 CFR 380 together with its subsidiary, Via Airlines, as the Direct Air Carrier on 30 Pax EMB-120 (“ViaAir”). Via Airlines, as the Direct Air Carrier, has been providing air transportation service for over 15 years operating 30 passenger EMB-120. ViaAir is known to have an excellent dispatch rate of over 98%, excellent safety record, and client –oriented service and support. Via Airlines was founded in 1997 and has grown to become a prominent Air Carrier operating 30-passenger planes while maintaining an excellent safety record and dispatch rates. The company has earned an ARG/US Gold rating and continuously strives for and maintains best-in-class safety, quality, and customer satisfaction. Operator Participant Agreement can be found on www.flyviaair.com.

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