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PenAir Begins Daily Non Stop Service Between Islip MacArthur Long Island Airport And Boston Logan International

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PenAir will begin daily nonstop service between Boston and Islip MacArthur Long Island Airport on July 25, 2013 with 2 flights daily.

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Islip, NY - July 23rd, 2013 - PenAir will begin daily nonstop service between Boston and Islip MacArthur Long Island Airport on July 25, 2013 with 2 flights daily.  The 50-minute nonstop flights will depart Boston for Islip in the early morning and return back in the early evening, giving customers the opportunity to complete their business and be home in the evening the same day. 

PenAir will host a ribbon cutting ceremony upon the arrival of its inaugural flight on July 25th at 8:20 a.m. at the Islip MacArthur Airport.  Chief Operating Officer Dave Hall, along with several PenAir employees and crew, will be available for the inaugural celebration. 

“We are excited to begin service into this market and to bring our brand of customer service to Long Island”, said Hall. “We are an established 57-year old Alaskan company, and we are very proud of our levels of service, safety and reliability.  Our 34-seat Saab 340 aircraft are a perfect fit for the market between MacArthur and our new hub at Boston,” said Hall.

PenAir is offering introductory one-way fares from $119.00 (inclusive of tax) for travel from July 25th through Labor Day weekend.  This introductory fare is available online at penair.com or by calling the PenAir Central Reservations line at 800-448-4226.

“Our plan is to start with two daily round-trips and add additional flights as the demand builds”, said Hall.  “We also operate flights out of Boston to Presque Isle, Maine, Plattsburgh, New York and seasonally to Bar Harbor, Maine. We are a proud codeshare partner of Alaska Airlines, making our fit in this market perfect for the business traveler as well as college students and pleasure travelers”.

PenAir’s Schedule:

Schedule Effective July 25, 2013

 

 

 

Depart
Boston

Arrive
Islip

Frequency

Depart
Islip

Arrive
Boston

Frequency

7:00 AM

8:10 AM

Daily

8:40 AM

9:50 AM

Daily

5:30 PM

6:40 PM

Daily

  7:10 PM

8:20 PM

Daily

           

About PenAir
PenAir is one of the largest regional airlines in Alaska and one of the largest operators of Saab 340 aircraft in the United States.  Operations began in a remote village of Alaska in 1955 with a 2-seater-Taylorcraft aircraft.  PenAir now operates 13 Saab 30-passenger aircraft, employs over 450 people in Alaska and the Northeast.  The airline is a codeshare partner with Alaska Airlines and has electronic ticketing agreements with Delta, Alaska, USAir, United and soon American.

 

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