Midwest Airlines Announces Launch of Nonstop Milwaukee-St. Louis Service

Dépèche transmise le 16 septembre 2009 par Business Wire

MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Midwest Airlines today announced it will launch nonstop service between Milwaukee and St. Louis beginning March 1, 2010.

The service, which will include three daily roundtrip flights, will also offer convenient connections to and from cities on Midwest’s route map. Service will be provided on 37-seat Embraer 135 aircraft, featuring all-leather seating, buy-onboard Best Care Café snacks and complimentary baked-onboard chocolate chip cookies.

Pricing on the new route begins at $49 one way. For flight information and reservations, visit midwestairlines.com or call the Midwest Airlines Contact Center at 800-452-2022 (in Milwaukee, 414-570-7000).

“The Gateway City is a popular destination for business and leisure travelers from the Midwest,” said Greg Aretakis, Midwest’s vice president of Planning and Revenue Management. “As Milwaukee’s hometown airline, we’re happy to respond to our customers’ requests for better schedules and more frequent service. Equally important, travelers from the St. Louis area will benefit from quick and convenient access to Milwaukee and cities throughout the Midwest.”


Milwaukee-St. Louis Schedule

Effective March 1, 2010


Milwaukee to St. Louis

St. Louis to Milwaukee

Depart   Arrive   Frequency Depart   Arrive   Frequency
08:50 am   10:10 am   Except Sunday 05:30 am   06:40 am   Except Sunday
04:05 pm   05:25 pm   Daily 10:45 am   11:55 am   Daily
10:10 pm   11:30 pm   Except Saturday 05:50 pm   07:00 pm   Except Saturday

Terms and Conditions: Fares are each way. Tickets must be purchased at least 21 days in advance, for travel beginning March 1, 2010. Seats are limited and may not be available when you purchase. Tickets are nonrefundable. Voluntary reservation changes incur a $100 service charge, as well as a possible fare increase to a non-promotional fare type. Fares shown reflect purchase at midwestairlines.com. A $25 fee per ticket will be assessed for tickets purchased through the Midwest Airlines Reservations Contact Center. A $30 fee per ticket will be assessed for tickets purchased at Midwest Airlines ticket counters or the Best Care Club. Fares do not include $3-18 per passenger airport fee required at some airports, $3.60 per segment fee per passenger, and the “September 11th Security Fee” of $5-10 per passenger. A $20 fee is charged each way for the first piece of checked baggage and a $30 fee each way for the second piece of checked baggage. Some flights operated by Republic Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines or SkyWest Airlines, d/b/a Midwest Connect. Other conditions apply.

Midwest Airlines features jet service throughout the United States, including Milwaukee’s most daily nonstop flights and best schedule to major destinations. Catering to business travelers and discerning leisure travelers, the airline earned its reputation as “The best care in the air” by providing passengers with impeccable service and onboard amenities at competitive fares. The airline currently operates 218 daily flights to 33 cities and employs 1,600 aviation professionals. Midwest Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Indianapolis-based Republic Airways, which expects to close on its purchase of Frontier Airlines by Oct. 1, 2009. More information is available at midwestairlines.com and rjet.com.

Business Wire

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