Branson AirExpress (Branson, Missouri) has announced on social media it is expanding its relationship with Orange Air (Sanford) and their McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) aircraft (above). The company is introducing four new routes on May 1, flown by Orange Air (all operated three days a week): Branson-Cincinnati, Branson-New Orleans, New Orleans-Cancun and Sanford (near Orlando)-Cancun.
The DC-9-83 will operate in this sequence and then return: Sanford-Cancun-New Orleans-Branson-Cincinatti.
Branson AirExpress (Branson, Missouri) is adding two new routes. Branson-Denver (operated by Elite Airways Bombardier CRJ200s) will start on April 16 followed by Branson-Austin (operated by Buzz Airways) on May 8.
These two new routes will complement existing service to Chicago (Midway) and Houston (Hobby), both operated by Buzz Airways BAe Jetstream 41s.
Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker/AirlinersGallery.com. Elite Airways Bombardier CRJ200 (CL-600-2B19) N91EA (msn 7705) arrives at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Video: May 17 2010, was the first operating day of Branson Air Express, initially operated with ExpressJet Airlines Embraer ERJ 145 regional jets.
ExpressJet Airlines (Houston) yesterday (May 17) started its “airline within an airline” with new Embraer ERJ 145 regional jet service called Branson AirExpress. Branson AirExpress, a public charter service operated by ExpressJet Airlines, began service to six cities yesterday: Austin and Houston, TX; Des Moines, IA; Shreveport, LA, Nashville, TN, and Gulfport/Biloxi, MS.
A seventh destination – Terre Haute, IN – was originally slated but was cancelled due to low prebooking numbers. All flights are operated by ExpressJet-branded aircraft.