Flights to Chicago, Houston Being Added From Branson Airport
Date Posted: Jan-26-2012
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By: KOLR10 News

(Branson, MO)--New daily non-stop flights are being added to the route schedule from Branson National Airport this spring.

Southwest Airlines, which operates AirTran at the Branson airport, says it will start daily flights to Chicago and Houston from Branson, starting April 16.

The airport issued a news release Tuesday from executive director Jeff Bourk; "These new daily flights to Chicago and Houston are very exciting because Chicago and Houston are large visitation markets for Branson" stated Executive Director, Jeff Bourk. "Ultimately, these routes will tie into the Southwest network, giving passengers many more low cost choices to get where our passengers want to go."

Southwest Airlines announced Friday it will begin serving the Branson Airport, converting AirTran over to Southwest operations in the coming months.

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