Independence Air Announces Non-Stop Low-Fare Airbus Service From Washington Dulles to Fort Myers, FL
Thursday December 9, 5:33 pm ET
Schedule of 3 Daily Roundtrips to Begin February 17th
DULLES, Va., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Low-fare airline Independence Air (Nasdaq: FLYi - News) announced today it will introduce new non-stop service from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD
) to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW
) in Fort Myers, FL
beginning February 17, 2005-with flights to be operated by the company's new 132-passenger Airbus A319 aircraft.
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The schedule to Fort Myers will include three non-stops from Dulles with sale fares as low as $59 one way non-stop from Washington and $79 one way from connecting cities for tickets purchased at FLYi.com or through travel agencies by December 23, 2004. The full schedule as well as sale fare details and restrictions are seen below.
Fort Myers will become Independence Air's fourth Airbus destination in Florida. Tampa and Orlando service began last month and flights to West Palm Beach will begin on February 1st. The Independence Air Airbus A319s feature all-leather seating in a single-class configuration with comfortable legroom.
The Independence Air system currently features low-fare service to 40 cities. Independence Air's hub at Washington Dulles is the largest low-fare hub in America in terms of total departures. The company employs approximately 4,700 aviation professionals. For more information about FLYi, Inc. and Independence Air, please visit our website at FLYi.com.
Independence Air is the low-fare airline that makes travel fast and easy for its customers with a customer-first attitude, innovative thinking and a willingness to challenge the status quo.
INDEPENDENCE AIR FLIGHT SCHEDULE
Effective Feb 17, 2005
Washington, DC Dulles to/from
Fort Myers-Southwest Florida Int'l Airport
Washington to Fort Myers Fort Myers to Washington
Departs Arrives Departs Arrives
9:30a 11:50a 6:00a 8:10a*
2:50p 5:10p 12:30p 2:42p
9:40p 11:55p 5:50p 8:05p
* Flight begins Feb 18