19 February, 2020

Silver Airways Kicks Off Summer Travel Between Orlando and Destin, Florida

On March 13, 2020, in time for the Memorial Day weekend, Silver Airways is kicking off the summer travel season between two historic U.S. Air Force bases – Orlando International Airport, formerly McCoy Air Force Base, and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport, located within Eglin Air Force Base.

Flights are scheduled to take just under two hours on the airlines Saab 340B aircraft featuring 34 seats in an economy cabin. 

“I am proud that Silver Airways is bringing our safe, reliable and customer friendly service to all travelers to and from this amazing destination and in particular the men and women and their families who have served or are serving our country,” said Dermont Miles, U.S. Air Force veteran who served from Northwest Florida’s Eglin Air Force Base for many years and now serves as Silver Airways Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering.

“We are proud to have Silver Airways as a carrier partner at the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport and look forward to continued success with direct service to Orlando International Airport,” said Okaloosa County Airports Director Tracy Stage.

To celebrate the nonstop service between Orlando and Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Silver is offering fares from $59* available at silverairways.com for a limited time for travel March 13 through May 20, 2020, for ticketing on or before February 29, 2020.

In addition, Silver Airways offers an 11 percent discount** for active-duty military (and their spouse and children) travelling for leisure on all Silver Airways flights, including members of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard and reserve personnel on active duty status.

Silver Airways’ Orlando (MCO) – Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS) service effective March 13, 2020 through September 7, 2020:

Flight #
Orlando – Destin-Fort Walton Beach
10:30 am
11:20 am
Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon
Destin-Fort Walton Beach – Orlando
12:00 pm
2:50 pm
Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon
Silver Airways, America’s leading independent regional airline, operates the most routes within Florida and between Florida and the Bahamas from its hubs in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa, and also flies seasonally between Boston and Bar Harbor, Maine. Silver’s Caribbean network connects Puerto Rico with the U.S. Virgin Islands, Anguilla, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Antigua, Dominica and the Dominican Republic. Silver is a codeshare partner with United, JetBlue, American, Delta, Avianca and Copa Airlines, and has interline agreements with Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Azul, Bahamasair, Emirates and Hahn Air. Members of United’s MileagePlus® and JetBlue’s loyalty programs can also earn frequent flyer awards for travel throughout Silver’s network. 

Silver is the official airline of the Minor League Baseball teams Daytona Tortugas and the Pensacola Blue Wahoos, and the ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears hockey team. Silver is honoured to be the North American launch customer for the all-new, redesigned ATR-600 series aircraft offering best-in-class quiet cabins, premium leather seats with more legroom, and spacious overhead bins that accommodate full-size, carry-on roller bags. Silver’s fleet is currently composed of ATR 42-600s, ATR 72-600s and Saab 340s.
*  & ** denote special conditions apply,  see Silver Airways website for more. 

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