Contour Airlines opens its services in Washington, D.C

Published on : Friday, August 18, 2017

contour-plane-3Contour Airlines, formerly Corporate Flight Management, a charter airline based in Smyrna, Tennessee, USA took off its inaugural flight to Washington, D.C.

 

 

It happened for the first time in three years, the flights are departing from Central Georgia. The Yvonne Thomas checked in at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport to see the all the action.

 

 

The Middle Georgia Regional Airport opened its doors to a new airline and passengers.  Chris Floore, spokesman for Macon-Bibb County said that Washington DC was the second highest destination for people in this area.

 

 

The CEO of Contour Airlines Matt Chaifetz said that his team has a plan to keep the passengers on board to the Baltimore Washington Airport, which is about 30 miles from D.C.   Matt also said that their recipe for success is simple by making the service more reliable that they operate on time, with the best ticket price.

 

 

The flight ticket start at $69 in one way. They said that the passengers have to pay for parking at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport and the passengers do not have to travel all the way into Atlanta traffic.

 

 

Chaifetz also said that they are considering in creating new jobs. They are looking to create over 20 local jobs in this area. Between mechanics, ticket agents, pilots will be based here in the Macon area.

 

 

The city administration is also happy for having the new airline connections to carry the new destinations. The general public flights will take off on Friday morning. The airline is getting more than $9 million in federal subsidies to help disburse for those flights over the next two years.

 

 

 

 

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