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ViaAir to offer seasonal flights between Charlotte and St. Augustine, Florida

ViaAir (Orlando) has announced it will offer seasonal flights between Charlotte and St. Augustine, Florida starting on December 19 and operating through January 20, 2015 with 30-seat Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias. The company on December 3 launched regular flights from Beckley, West Virginia to Charlotte.

The company describes its activities:

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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 passenger Embraer EMB-120.

Via Airlines as the Direct Air Carrier has been providing Air transportation service for over 15 years operating 30 passenger EMB-120. We are proud to have been providing such service with excellent dispatch rate of over 98%, excellent safety record and client oriented service and support.

In ViaAir, we still believe that Air Service is a service and not just means of transportation. Our experienced team understands that client satisfaction and community support are critical to the creation of a successful flight operation. We pride ourselves at being more than just transportation; as such we always go above and beyond as proven in our excellent client
satisfaction rate.

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 an excellent dispatch rates The company has earned an ARG/US Gold rating and continuously strives and maintains best-in-class safety, quality and customer satisfaction.

The EMB-120 is ideal for the commuter air service requirements. As an airplane that was built to meet the more demanding requirements of FAR-25 it is safe, reliable and fast. Operated by over 27 operators worldwide and over 5 million flight hours, it has great positive past record.

Top Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. ViaAir’s Embraer EMB-120 Brasilia N653CT (msn 120243) arrives at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Bottom Photo: ViaAir.

ViaAir EMB-120 Fleet (ViaAir)(LRW)

Frontier Airlines is coming to St. Augustine, Florida

Frontier Airlines (2nd) (Denver) is coming to St. Augustine, Florida. This is the first airline service for St. Augustine (located between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville) since the demise of Skybus Airlines (2nd) (Columbus, Ohio) on April 5, 2008.

The airline has announced it will expand its service at Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN), in Ewing, New Jersey, with the addition of nonstop service to Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine, Florida beginning on May 2 with initial service of three flights per week.

Frontier is the only airline providing scheduled service out of Trenton-Mercer Airport (near Philadelphia).

The addition of St. Augustine / Jacksonville area brings Frontier’s total nonstop destinations served from Trenton-Mercer Airport to 14:

  • Atlanta
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago-Midway
  • Cincinnati
  • Cleveland
  • Detroit
  • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood
  • Fort Myers
  • Indianapolis
  • Nashville
  • Orlando
  • Raleigh-Durham
  • Tampa
  • St. Augustine

All Frontier flights from Trenton/Princeton operate on 138-seat Airbus A319 aircraft.

In other news, Frontier ended service from both Madison, Wisconsin and Omaha, Nebraska t0 Washington (Reagan National) on February 1.

Read about St. Augustine’s efforts to lure another airline to this airport without airline service from Jacksonville.com: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Mark Durbin/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-111 N906FR (msn 1684) taxies at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Frontier Airlines: AG Slide Show

Current Route Map:

Frontier 2.2014 Route Map