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For Immediate Release:
NORTHWEST FLORIDA BEACHES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ANNOUNCES ENHANCED 2018 SUMMER FLIGHT SCHEDULE
PANAMA CITY, FL (November 29, 2017)- Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) announces its enhanced 2018 summer flight schedule featuring non-stop and direct destinations, and global connections with our elite airline partners Southwest, Delta, and United Airlines. Southwest Airlines has announced its 2018 enhanced summer flight schedule beginning June 6 and running through August 6.
Returning service includes non-stop flights to Austin and Chicago via Southwest, and the addition of Denver, Colorado to our Saturday schedule.
“We had a very successful summer season this year with more than 100,000 passengers traveling through ECP each month from May through August,” said Parker W. McClellan, Jr., Airport Executive Director. “We are thrilled to announce the return of non-stop and direct flight service
to popular destinations and enhanced flight schedules to meet the demand we’ve come to expect from our local passengers and visitors throughout the summer months.”
Beginning June 10, Southwest will service ECP with non-stop and easy direct flights on Saturdays either to or from the following cities:
Saturday Non-Stop Flights:
- Atlanta (ATL)o0oo
- Austin (AUS)
- Baltimore/Washington (BWI)
- Chicago (MDW)
- Dallas (DAL)
- Denver (DEN)
- Houston (HOU/IAH)
- Nashville (BNA)
- St. Louis (STL)
Saturday Direct Flights:
- Amarillo (AMA)
- Burbank (BUR)
- Omaha (OMA)
- Phoenix (PHX)
- Seattle (SEA)
- Tampa (TPA)
All airlines including Delta and United are expected to increase flight activity or add larger aircrafts through the Summer Season.
Information on all flight markets can be found by visiting, www.iflybeaches.com/flights/where- we-fly, with tickets available to purchase on airline websites.
Flight schedules are subject to change.
About Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP) offers some of the region’s lowest average airfares and is located less than 30 minutes from Panama City Beach, Panama City and the beaches of South Walton. Today, with service from Delta, Southwest, and United, ECP provides daily flights to worldwide destinations, including nonstop flights to Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas, Houston, Nashville, St. Louis, Austin, and Chicago. The first international airport to be built in more than a decade, ECP provides Northwest Florida communities with first-class facilities and was strategically developed for major economic development opportunities. ECP is THE gateway to visitors seeking Northwest Florida’s famous beaches.