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Intra-Florida Business Travel Even Easier With Silver Airways Refundable Fares

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Silver Airways, offering flights between more Florida cities than any other airline, is making intra-Florida flying even easier for business travelers with refundable fares now available online at

“We understand that our customers traveling on business need greater flexibility when making their reservations and our new refundable fare option now available at allows them to easily adjust their plans without paying additional fees,” said Silver Airways President and CEO Dave Pflieger.

Silver Airways’ refundable fare option gives customers the option to make a change or cancel a reservation at without paying additional fees.

Silver Airways offers business travelers a variety of frequencies to 10 destinations throughout its extensive Florida network, including Pensacola, Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Gainesville, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Key West.

In addition, Silver’s connections to a variety of destinations beyond Florida offer the ease and convenience of seamless booking, ticketing and baggage handling through its codeshare with United Airlines and interline ticketing partnerships with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, US Airways, Bahamasair, Hahn Air and All Nippon Airways.

“Business travelers are also taking advantage of our valued codeshare and interline partnerships for convenient connections beyond Florida, as well as the opportunity to earn United’s MileagePlus miles or JetBlue’s TrueBlue points on our Silver flights throughout Florida and the Bahamas,” added Pflieger.

Members of United’s MileagePlus® customer loyalty program can earn and redeem frequent flyer awards for travel throughout Silver’s entire network in addition to connecting flights on United. And through its partnership with JetBlue, travelers can also book convenient connecting flights at and earn TrueBlue frequent flyer points on Silver’s flights throughout Florida and the Bahamas.

About Silver Airways

Silver Airways Corp. (IATA: 3M) is a U.S. owned and operated airline operating approximately 170 daily scheduled flights to/from 38 destinations in Florida, the Bahamas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio. Silver offers flights between more Florida cities than any other airline and more flights between Florida and the Bahamas than any other U.S. airline, and has valued partnership and codeshare agreements with United Airlines and interline agreements with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, US Airways, Bahamasair, Hahn Air, and All Nippon Airways.

Silver is a 2013 two-time award winner, having been recognized by its industry and the traveling public. In February 2013, it was named the recipient of Air Transport World’s (ATW) 2013 Regional Airline of the Year Award, the first U.S. airline to win regional aviation’s top honor since 2008. This award recognized Silver’s outstanding achievements, as well as the company’s contributions toward elevating the entire regional aviation industry overall. In October 2013, Silver was named one of the Top 10 “Best U.S. Airlines” in the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler’s26th annual 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards.

The Silver fleet is comprised of 28 Saab 340B Plus aircraft (with a capacity of 34 passengers), each powered by highly reliable, fuel-efficient GE jet-turbine propeller engines. The airline also operates a small number of Beechcraft 1900D aircraft (maximum seating capacity of 19 passengers) in the airline’s Cleveland network.

Silver Airways is privately owned by Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based investment firm that launched the airline in May 2011.

Visit Silver Airways at

Media Contact:
Misty Pinson
Director of Public Relations and Communications

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About Silver Airways

Dave Pflieger serves as the CEO of Silver Airways.  Silver Airways is a regional airline based out of Florida.  They operate nearly 200 flights a day from 40 different locations.  There ports include the Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, New York, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.  The company is run by the Chicago investment firm, Victory Park Capital.

Silver is a young airline and came into existence on December 15th, 2011.  There colors are silver and charcoal gray because they emphasize the airline’s values of quality, professionalism, trust, and vibrancy.  They also use fuchsia which adds vibrancy and helps the airplanes stand out in the many different climates they fly in.  The logo was developed to resemble a spinning propeller blade like the ones used on the aircraft.

Dave Pflieger and the Silver Airways team primarily use the Saab 340Bplus aircraft.  The plan seats 34 people and is one of the most advanced turboprop aircraft used by airlines.  These Saab aircraft feature amazing fuel economy, comfortable seating, and amazing in cabin storage to help provide an amazing flying experience.  Silver Airways owns 25 of these Saab planes, the largest fleet in the US.

Silver Airways has a number of popular routes.  They fly to the Bahamas more than any other airline in the US.  Silver also operated several EAS (Essential Air Service) routes from Cleveland, OH to smaller communities in New York, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

Silver Airways headquarters are located in Florida at the Hollywood/ Ft. Lauderdale International Airport.

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