Branson AirExpress Announces the Return of Service
between Branson and New Orleans Operated by Buzz Airways
(New Orleans, LA) – Branson AirExpress operated by Buzz Airways has
announced it will resume seasonal air service between Louis Armstrong New Orleans
International Airport (MSY) and Branson Airport (BKG) beginning in May 2016.
Branson Airport, established
in 2009, is the first privately financed and operated commercial airport in the
United States. Non-stop, discounted air service to New Orleans, LA will be
offered four days per week, starting May 26, 2016. These flights will provide
affordable, non-stop air service to and from the Ozark Mountain Region, located
in the central Midwest, which was previously unavailable through other area
Flights will take place on a
29-seat Jetstream 41 aircraft and will take approximately 2 hours in either
direction. Seasonal discount tickets are available from May 26 through August
14, 2016 and can be purchased through BransonAirExpress.com.
"We are happy to see the
return of nonstop service to Branson on Branson AirExpress,” said New Orleans
Mayor Mitch Landrieu. "This service generates more economic opportunity for our
City and region."
"This is the second year that
we’ve seen seasonal service from Branson AirExpress, and we are thrilled to see
their return,” said New Orleans Aviation Board Chairwoman, Cheryl Teamer.
"We’ve seen considerable
growth at our airport over the past year,” said New Orleans Councilman Jared
Brossett, Chair of the Transportation and Aviation Committee. "We are happy to
see our community support new routes, such as Branson, in order to sustain
"Branson and New Orleans as
destinations offer great tourism opportunity to its travelers and service from
Branson AirExpress will enable that traffic flow through a nonstop flight,”
said Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation for Louis Armstrong New Orleans