Tunica Airport Launches New Air Service Via Ashley Air to Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando and Tampa/St. Pete
Courtesy of Tunica Airport
Tunica Airport is bringing back regular scheduled air service to the Tunica destination. A new partnership with Ashley Air and Travel will provide service to four new markets – Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, and St. Pete/Tampa – beginning July 1, 2018. To celebrate the new service, Ashley Air and Travel is offering an introductory $599 annual travel membership, including unlimited travel on all routes served by Ashley Air for $39 each way. Taxes and additional fees are not included.
“Our partnership with Tunica Airport and Ashley Air and Travel will enhance our area’s tourism industry by opening up our world-class gaming and entertainment product to millions of consumers in these four major markets,” says Eric Konupka, Tunica Airport Director. “The Tunica Airport is an easy drive from anywhere within the Memphis Metro area, and our free parking will provide our outbound customers with an economical travel option to these four desirable locations.”
Ashley Air and Travel’s 50 passenger ERJ145 jet aircraft will operate once daily Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Tunica to Atlanta or Tampa/St. Pete, and Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday to Charlotte or Orlando.
“We are thrilled about the new routes to and from Destination Tunica,” says John Ashley, Chief Executive Officer of Ashley Air and Travel. “The demand to visit Tunica is high, and we are excited to provide this new and affordable service connecting the traveling public in Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando and Tampa/St. Pete to all the Tunica destination has to offer.”