Sanford, FL, March 13, 2018 – Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) and Via Airlines announce scheduled, nonstop service beginning June 11 to Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) in Jackson, Mississippi. Via Airlines began service at SFB in 2016 with nonstop flights to Charlotte, North Carolina and recently announced nonstop flights beginning May 14 to both Mobile and Montgomery in Alabama. Jackson, Mobile and Montgomery will be the only nonstop flights between Central Florida and those airports.
The new flights will operate on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday using Embraer aircraft which not only provides passengers with safe, dependable and reliable air service, but as well the carriers signature level of exceptional service and satisfaction that it provides to its guests. Limited, introductory discounted fares are available by visiting www.FlyViaAir.com or by calling 407-499-4992.
“Via Airlines made Central Florida its home. With offices in both Maitland and Sanford, our Central Florida operation employs over 70 and an additional 10 new employees will be joining us in the next month serving as guest relations and as ticketing agents,” said Irit Vizer, Via Airlines’ president.
“Via Airlines continues to invest in the success of Orlando Sanford International Airport, the city of Sanford, Seminole County and the entire Central Florida region,” said Matthew Macri, Via Airlines vice president of operations. “Jackson is the latest in our calculated service expansion and we’re sure passengers will embrace Via Airlines in the Jackson market just as they have in Charlotte, Mobile, Montgomery and others. “We’re committed to providing superior value and service to both our business and leisure travelers,” continued Macri.
Diane Crews, President and CEO of Orlando Sanford International Airport, noted of the new service, "Non-stop flights are a definite plus for our passengers, and they will be thrilled to know ViaAir is offering yet another convenient travel experience!"
Founded in 1997, Via Airlines is a domestic airline offering daily scheduled flights across the U.S. Via Airlines was the first airline to be certified under the new FAA Safety Regulations, ensuring the highest level of safety in the aviation industry. The airline operates a fleet of 50-seat Embraer ERJ-
145s and 30-seat EMB-120 providing its guests with cost-effective, convenient and comfortable travel. Visit flyviaair.com for additional information and to book flights.
Orlando Sanford International Airport is SFB: Simpler. Faster. Better.; with a Simpler airport design, Faster airport processing and a Better airport experience. The Airport is located in Orlando North - Seminole County so visitors wishing to experience Florida’s natural features need look no further. They will also enjoy convenient access to Orlando’s World Class attractions and the World’s Most Famous Beach - Daytona Beach; both are 50 minutes or less from SFB. As is New Smyrna Beach, Cocoa Beach and Port Canaveral. For more information about the Airport, visit SFB’s website at www.OrlandoSanfordAirport.com.