ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — In response to increasing demand along the East Coast, Elite Airways LLC announced on Feb. 14 that it is expanding air service at Northeast Florida Regional Airport (UST) in St. Augustine with new nonstop service to Portland International Jetport (PMW) in Maine starting Mar. 26.
The service will operate on Saturdays traveling southbound and Sundays going northbound.
Elite’s existing service between St. Augustine and Newark will add a third day of flights from late March through mid-May then return to twice weekly throughout the summer.
“Elite Airways is expanding commercial air service in St. Augustine with a new nonstop to our hometown of Portland Maine,” said John Pearsall, president of Elite Airways. “We believe Mainers will enjoy having a new Florida destination to explore, one with historical landmarks, pristine beaches and world class golf courses and resorts.”
Tickets start at $129 each way for Newark/St. Augustine and $199 each way for Portland/St. Augustine and are available for sale at 877-393-2510 or on its website.
“Elite Airways’ new nonstop flights provide a new economic connection point between St. Johns County and Portland, one of the fastest growing metro areas in Maine,” said Bruce Maguire, chairman of the St. Johns County Airport Authority. “We are thankful for the partnership between Elite Airways’ leadership and Airport Administration which enables us to offer this expanded travel option serving both business and recreational travel needs.”
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