Macon-Bibb County and Contour Airlines announce nonstop service to Washington D.C. Area

by | Jul 14, 2017 | Community News, News

 

On July 12th, Contour Airlines and Macon-Bibb County announced that flights between the Middle Georgia Regional Airport and Baltimore-Washington International Airport will begin on August 18th.  Tickets are now on sale at www.contourairlines.com or by phone at 1-888-33-CONTOUR.

 

“We’re delighted Contour is our newest corporate partner, and even more delighted they are offering flights that can get you to our nation’s capital faster than it would take just to drive to the airport in Atlanta,” says Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert.

 

Contour Airlines will provide jet service on an ERJ-135 aircraft featuring expanded legroom with 36 inches of seat pitch, comparable to first class on other domestic carriers, along with full inflight refreshment and snack services. Normal flight time is approximately 90 minutes..  Until July 26th, all seats on all flights from August 18 through December 15 are on sale for an introductory fare of just $49 each way.  Standard fares on the route will range will range from $69 to $199 each way.

 

Each week, there will be twelve round trip flights (see below schedule) timed to best serve the Middle Georgia Region. Flights to D.C. will land at Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), which offers direct rail service into Union Station in D.C., downtown Baltimore and numerous other destinations throughout the region. BWI also offers service to more domestic destinations than any other airport in the Washington area, making it easy for passengers to connect to almost anywhere in the country

 

“Washington is one of the most popular destinations from the Macon area.   We know that that this new service will fulfill a need for the entire Middle Georgia region, particularly Robins Air Force Base,” said Matt Chaifetz, Chief Executive Officer of Contour Airlines.  “Our low fares make it convenient and affordable for leisure and business travelers to take advantage of these flights as well.”

 

Monday- Friday

Route Departure Arrival
MCN-BWI 7:15 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
BWI-MCN 9:30 a.m. 11:25 a.m.
     
MCN-BWI 2:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
BWI-MCN 5:00 p.m. 6:55 p.m.

 

Saturday

Route Departure Arrival
MCN-BWI 7:15 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
BWI-MCN 9:30 a.m. 11:25 a.m.

 

Sunday

Route Departure Arrival
MCN-BWI 2:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
BWI-MCN 5:00 p.m. 6:55 p.m.

 

About Contour Airlines

Contour Airlines is the scheduled service brand of Contour Aviation. Contour was formed in 1982 and has since grown to become one of the largest Part 135 aircraft operators in the country.  The company is a diverse aviation services provider that includes Part 135/91aircraft management and charter, scheduled airline service, three Fixed-Base Operations  in Tennessee, a FAR Part 145 certified repair facility, an aircraft sales division and FAR 141 pilot and maintenance training. For more information, visit www.contourairlines.com and www.flycfm.com.

 

 

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