New airline at Clinton National Airport scheduled to offer nonstop flights to Austin
Little Rock (KATV) —
A new airline will soon be providing nonstop flights from Little Rock to Austin, Texas, beginning April 29.
Via Airlines has announced they will provide service from the Clinton National Airport to Austin on a 50-seat plane.
The chairwoman of the Little Rock Municipal Airport Commission, Stacy Hurst, said,
We’re excited that Via Airlines will provide nonstop service to Austin, which will be a new destination for Little Rock. Via Airlines’s low fares and convenient schedule will make it easy to getaway to the live music capital. The Airport Commission is continually pursing new airline service and fostering competition for lower fares. We’re delighted to have such a strong and diverse offering of airline choices for our passengers.
Flights to Austin will be offered six days a week, excluding Saturdays.
Via Airlines' Vice President of Operations Matthew Macri says they are thrilled to bring part of their expansion to Little Rock.
Austin is an amazing, fast-growing city. We are thrilled to bring the convenience of direct flights to the markets of Little Rock, Oklahoma City and Tulsa as part of our expansion as we hope to be known as Austin’s hometown airline. Via Airlines takes pride in being the airline of the hospitality industry. When flying with us you are our Guest, not just a passenger.
The nonstop flight to Austin will mark the third new city planned for Little Rock in 2018.
Frontier will be offering nonstop flights to Denver beginning March 1.
American/ Envoy will also be starting to service to Washington D.C. on April 3.
For more information about Via airlines and flight fares, visit www.flyviaair.com.