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SOUTHERN AIRWAYS EXPRESS ANNOUNCES DAILY SERVICE BETWEEN RHODE ISLAND T. F. GREEN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND NANTUCKET

  

Quick, spacious, affordable flights seven days a week with connecting service to United Airlines and American Airlines through Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport

 

WARWICK, RI – June 17, 2021 – The Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) is pleased to announce that Southern Airways Express has resumed daily flights between Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) and Nantucket Memorial Airport (ACK) seven (7) days a week, with two flights on Saturdays. Southern Airways Express provides mid-day flights for a quick, easy and spacious air travel experience to the island.  Airfare starts at $79 with frequent flyer discount plans available.

 

ISLAND HOPPER SCHEDULE

Flights from PVD to Nantucket

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Airline Code

Flight Number

Aircraft Type

Day of Operation

10:10

10:50

9X

41

Cessna Caravan

Saturday only

13:35

14:15

9X

43

Cessna Caravan

Daily

Flights from Nantucket to PVD

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Airline Code

Flight Number

Aircraft Type

Day of Operation

08:35

09:20

9X

40

Cessna Caravan

Saturday only

11:50

12:35

9X

42

Cessna Caravan

Daily

 

 

“We’re thrilled to resume daily flights from Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport to Nantucket” said Mark Cestari, Chief Commercial Officer of Southern Airways Express.  “A great getaway is never far away as we know many are looking forward to traveling to Nantucket with its beautiful beaches, spectacular spots for hiking, quaint village spaces, exquisite dining, shopping, history and more this summer.”

 

INFLIGHT EXPERIENCE

Southern Airways Express prides itself on its fleet of safe, spacious aircraft that can accommodate those personal “extras” such as bikes, golf clubs, and even the family dog that help create memorable vacation experiences.  With flight times under 30 minutes, travelers spend little time in transit and are able to enjoy vacation getaways more fully.  Southern Airways fleet of aircraft, including the Cessna Caravan and Grand Caravan, also offer more personal space than any other commercial aircraft except for a Boeing 747 and easily accommodate additional baggage or other items for longer-term stays.

 

SEAMLESS CONNECTIONS

For those traveling to and from Nantucket, Southern Airways Express now offers seamless connecting service via PVD to numerous cities throughout the United States thanks to an interline agreement with American Airlines and United Airlines. Those partnerships allow passengers to check their luggage all the way and obtain all boarding passes to their final destination, eliminating the need to re-check luggage, change terminals or go through security screening while connecting. This is another example of the hassle-free travel experience at Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport.

 

DISCOUNT TRAVEL SOLUTIONS FOR FREQUENT FLYERS

Southern Airways Express offers an innovative program that provides savings for frequent travelers. Individuals or companies can purchase 4 different levels of pre-paid travel cards from $1,000 to $20,000 and receive up to a 15% discount. Additional benefits included two free bags per person, one free change per reservation, and a personal booking portal to make reservations, keep track of flight history and card balance. Funds may be pooled among family members or employees of a company. For further questions, contact Bob Jensen, Corporate Sales Director at 615-823-4551or b.jensen@iflysouthern.com.

 

About Southern Airways Express:   Founded in 2013, Pompano Beach, Florida-based Southern Airways Express has quickly grown to become one of the largest commuter airlines in the United States. Operating a fleet of Cessna Caravans and Grand Caravans, Southern, along with its subsidiary, Mokulele Airlines, serves 30 cities with more than 220 peak-day departures from hubs at Washington-Dulles, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Honolulu, Kahului, Kona, Memphis, Nantucket, Palm Beach, and Pittsburgh. For more information, go to www.iFlySouthern.com or visit us on all major social media sites.

 

About Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport: A convenient and low-cost gateway to New England, Rhode Island T. F. Green International Airport (PVD) has a large catchment area with 7.5 million residents within 90 minutes of the airport. It attracts passengers from nearby Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut. PVD is located just outside of Providence, Rhode Island. Well known for ease of traveler access, affordable parking, and faster security lines, Rhode Island  T. F. Green Airport was named as one of USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Best Small Airports” for 2021 as well as “Top Five” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best 2020” Awards for Top Domestic Airports. Rhode Island T. F. Green International was most recently named 4th “Best Airport” in the U.S. in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards.