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 silverairways.com.
“We understand that our customers traveling on business need greater flexibility when making their reservations and our new refundable fare option now available at silverairways.com 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 silverairways.com 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 jetblue.com 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.
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