Newport News, VA - December 7, 2016 - Expanding upon its successful leisure routes along the east coast of the US, Elite Airways LLC today announced new nonstop flights between Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) and New York City/Newark (EWR) and Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP). Scheduled nonstop service between PHF and EWR, and PHF and ISP, will begin on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays starting March 13, 2017. Early-bird fares start at $99 each way and tickets are now on sale at 877-393-2510 and EliteAirways.com.
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Elite Airways operates a fleet of Bombardier CRJ-200 and CRJ-700 jet airliners known for comfort and efficiency, and maintains an impeccable safety record. Passengers receive free onboard snacks and beverages, first checked bag up to 50lbs, and no ticketing change fees (see website for details). Elite Airways is also pet friendly.
“Elite Airways is thrilled to provide the tri-state region with convenient access to all that the Hampton Roads area, Virginia Beach and Colonial Williamsburg have to offer, while providing nonstop jet service from PHF to both the Big Apple and Long Island,” said John Pearsall, President of Elite Airways. “We expect Newport News to be a very successful addition to our 2017 schedule, and we sincerely thank airport and community leaders for their support.”
“We welcome Elite Airways to the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF), and know their level of service will be greatly supported by our community,” stated Ken Spirito, A.A.E. — Executive Director. “The addition of this highly sought after service and routes will provide business and leisure travelers the ability to once again travel non-stop to New York and the surrounding metropolitan areas. Additionally, Southeast Virginia offers the residents of New York non-stop access to world famous beaches, historical attractions and amusement parks.”
“We are pleased that Elite Airways is expanding its service from Islip’s Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) to Newport News, Virginia,” said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “This new service offers residents living in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties, and even Brooklyn and Queens, the opportunity to travel back and forth to the Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach area three times a week, while enjoying a relaxing, stress-free travel experience through Long Island MacArthur Airport. In turn, Virginia residents and business travelers can conveniently visit Long Island and enjoy its vineyards, world-class shopping, beautiful beaches, State Parks, Brookhaven National Laboratory, and even get to New York City via the train.”
About Elite Airways
Elite Airways LLC was founded in 2006 by airline veterans with the goal to provide passengers a better travel experience with nonstop flights, competitive prices and exceptional service. Elite Airways is a U.S. Part 121 Air Carrier and provides charter and scheduled service throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and South America. The airline’s routes connect underserved communities with popular destinations including New York City/Newark, Long Island NY, Portland and Bar Harbor ME, Orlando-Melbourne, Sarasota-Bradenton, Vero Beach and Naples FL, Newport News VA, Myrtle Beach SC, Chicago-Rockford IL, Fort Collins and Denver CO, Branson MO and Houston, TX. Headquartered in Portland Maine, Elite Airways’ maintenance operations center is located in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast. All scheduled flights are sold and operated by Elite Airways LLC, and available for purchase at www.eliteairways.com or by calling 877-393-2510.