Silver Airways expands with five new routes

Silver Airways’ Northwest Florida Beaches to Tampa

On 19 March, Tampa Airport celebrated with a fantastic, cake, balloons and giveaways to passengers, the inaugural flight of Silver Airways’ daily flights to Charleston, a route operated by the airline’s Saab 340s. Getting ready to cut the cake are: Chris Minner, VP Marketing, Tampa Airport; Misty Pinson, Director Public Relations and Communications, Silver Airways; Silver Airways’ pilot on the inaugural flight; and Brian McCormick, VP Airport Operations and Customer Service, Silver Airways.

Silver airways Tampa

On the same day, celebrations continued at Tampa Airport with another cake, this time for the inaugural flight to Northwest Florida Beaches. Marking the achievement are: Rick Rues, Director Marketing, Silver Airways; and Joe Lopano, CEO, Tampa Airport.

In addition, Charleston Airport commemorated the launch of Silver Airways’ routes to Tampa and Orlando with a special ceremony in the terminal.

  • Silver Airways commenced five new routes on 19 March, all of which are operated by its 34-seat Saab 340s. With the longest sector being the 595-kilometre route from Charleston (CHS) to Tampa (TPA), and the shortest being inaugurated from Northwest Florida Beaches (ECP) to Tampa (TPA) at 410 kilometres, the airline will face no competition on any of the five new additions.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
19 Mar Charleston, SC (CHS) Orlando, FL (MCO) SF3 (7)
Tampa, FL (TPA)
Jacksonville, FL (JAX) Pensacola, FL (PNS) SF3 (5)
Northwest Florida Beaches, FL (ECP) Orlando, FL (MCO) SF3 (7)
Tampa, FL (TPA)
Source: OAG for w/c 24 March 2015. WF = Weekly frequencies.


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