ViaAir launches Austin-Little Rock nonstop from South Terminal.
ViaAir celebrates the launch of new nonstop service between The South Terminal Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Little Rock’s Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport (LIT). Cutting the ribbon on the inaugural flight from Austin to Little Rock are from left Ernie Saulmon, Austin Airport Advisory Commission Chairman; ViaAir Austin Station Manager Thomas Jones; Austin singer-songwriter Michael Fracasso; and Jeff Pearse, CEO of LoneStar Airport Holdings, LLC, the developer and operator of the South Terminal.
AUSTIN, Texas – ViaAir inaugurated new nonstop service from Austin’s South Terminal to Little Rock, Arkansas on, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Inaugural ceremonies included a live music performance by Michael Fracasso, a ribbon cutting, cake and remarks from airline and airport officials. The Austin to Little Rock route marks the fourth nonstop added by ViaAir since December.
Tickets are now available for purchase at www.flyviaair.com. The flight will operate six days a week, Sunday – Friday between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport’s South Terminal (AUS) and Clinton National Airport (LIT) in Little Rock, Arkansas. The ViaAir AUS to LIT nonstop will depart Austin’s South Terminal at 8:30 a.m. and arrive in Little Rock at 9:42 a.m. Flights will depart Little Rock at 10:17 a.m. and arrive at Austin’s South Terminal at 11:41 a.m.
“ViaAir is expanding their service and we welcome their growth at the Austin airport,” said Jim Smith, Executive Director, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. “The new service to Little Rock links Austin, the Live Music Capitol of the World, to the capital city of Arkansas.”
Along with new service to Little Rock, ViaAir’s nonstop options from Austin include Tucson, Arizona (TUS), Oklahoma City (OKC), seasonal service to Branson, Missouri (BKG) and winter seasonal flights to Steamboat Springs / Hayden, Colorado (HDN). ViaAir also announced it will start service from Austin to Tulsa, Oklahoma (TUL) on May 6.
“Austin is an amazing, fast-growing city. We are thrilled to bring the convenience of direct flights to the markets of Little Rock, Oklahoma City and Tulsa as part of our expansion as we hope to be known as Austin’s hometown airline,” said Matthew Macri, Vice President of Operations.