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Delta Now Offers First-Class Service to Atlanta and soon Detroit

Posted on: June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010 Contact: Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, 316-946-4700 Delta Air Lines is bringing first class service to its Wichita – Atlanta and Wichita – Detroit routes. The enhancement means Delta customers can enjoy the benefits of First Class service on more domestic flights, and SkyMiles members will have more opportunities… Read More

Mid-Continent Drive Bridges to Undergo Repairs

Posted on: June 13, 2010

Date:  June 11, 2010 Contact:  Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports, 316-946-4700 Beginning Monday, two Mid-Continent Drive bridges are scheduled to undergo rehabilitation and concrete pavement patching.  Mid-Continent Drive – northbound and southbound – will be reduced to a single lane so that crews can work on the Harry Street and Crossfield Road bridges. Affected… Read More

Allegiant Air Enhances Las Vegas Service

Posted on: June 2, 2010

Date:  June 2, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service and Business Development Manager, 946-4700 Allegiant Air is offering daily service from Wichita Mid-Continent Airport to Las Vegas, and has moved all departures to the evening.  The flights will now depart Wichita at 7:45 p.m. and arrive in Las Vegas at 8:20 p.m.  The return flight… Read More

AirTran Airways adds nonstop flights between Wichita and Orlando

Posted on: June 1, 2010

Date:  May 29, 2010 ORLANDO, Fla. – AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today began new nonstop service between Wichita Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., and Orlando International Airport. The airline will offer a Saturday nonstop flight between the two cities. “AirTran Airways is pleased to increase the number of nonstop… Read More

Wichitan’s Kayaking Photo Wins Airport Contest

Posted on: May 7, 2010

Date:  May 7, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, 946-4700 A photograph of Wichitans Dustin and Kendra Garrels kayaking in New Zealand while on their honeymoon was awarded the grand prize in Wichita Mid-Continent Airport’s “Adventures Are a Breeze” photo contest.    The Garrels win airline tickets for two from Wichita to… Read More

Airport Celebrates Recycling Success

Posted on: April 28, 2010

Date:  April 22, 2010 Contact:  Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports, (316) 946-4700 In recognition of Earth Day on Thursday, Wichita Mid-Continent Airport is celebrating the success of its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint and generate less hazardous waste. Since the inception of a recycling program in May 2008, more than a quarter million… Read More

Frontier Airlines Improves Service at ICT

Posted on: April 22, 2010

Date:  April 19, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise : vwise@wichita.gov : (316) 946-4700 Effective April 19, 2010, Frontier Airlines is making significant improvements to the service it provides Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. Service will now be provided with comfortable 76-seat Embraer-170 regional jets, leather seats, and a 2 x 2 configuration, which means no middle seats. Frontier… Read More

Delta to offer Non-stop Service to Detroit

Posted on: March 19, 2010

Date:  March 19, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager : vwise@wichita.gov : (316) 946-4700 Additional Service to Minneapolis and Memphis Delta Air Lines has announced it will begin non-stop service to Detroit Metropolitan Airport on May 2, and will add a second flight to Detroit on June 10. The route will… Read More

AirTran Airways Unveils Seasonal Service Schedule

Posted on: February 24, 2010

Date:  February 24, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager : vwise@wichita.gov : (316) 946-4700 Non-stop Service to Orlando begins May 27 AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced new seasonal service, beginning in May, between many of its destinations, including: San Antonio to/from Baltimore/Washington and Orlando;… Read More

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