23 January, 2020

Hockey Heats Up as Silver Airways Becomes Official Airline of Orlando Solar Bears

Hockey is heating up as Silver Airways kicks off the new year as the official airline of the ECHL hockey league’s Orlando Solar Bears, affiliate of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning.

Orlando is an important hub for Silver’s airline operations within the Southeastern United States and to the Bahamas, and home to hundreds of Silver Airways’ pilots, flight attendants and airport operations team members, as well as the airline’s maintenance headquarters that perform millions of dollars in heavy maintenance.

“As a major employer in Central Florida and an important transportation provider for the region, we couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with the Orlando Solar Bears and are excited to help fans get to and from Orlando with Silver Airways superior safe, reliable and customer friendly service,” said Silver Airways CEO Steve Rossum. “When you combine America’s leading independent regional airline and North America’s premier ECHL hockey team, it’s a win-win for fans and travellers!”

“We’re pleased to welcome Silver Airways as the Official Airline Partner of the Solar Bears,” team president Chris Heller said. “We encourage all of our fans to make Silver Airways their air travel solution when travelling through the Sunshine State.”

As part of the partnership, Silver Airways will be giving away round-trip tickets to the many amazing destinations it serves throughout Florida, Alabama, the Bahamas and the Caribbean during Solar Bears home games throughout the season. In addition, Silver is making it easy for hockey fans to get to Central Florida for Solar Bears games with a 10 percent discount* for Solar Bears fans on all Silver Airways flights through August 31, 2020. Simply go to SilverAirways.com and enter promotion code “SOLBEARS” for the discount applicable on flights booked by August 15, 2020.

Silver Airways prides itself on supporting and giving back to the communities it serves. In addition to the Solar Bears, Silver is also the official airline of Minor League Baseball teams Daytona Tortugas and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos.

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