Southern Airways Express Begins Flights to Atlanta

DALLAS – A new deal is being made between commuter carrier Southern Airways Express (9X) and Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) to operate flights between ATL and Jackson, Tennessee (MKL).

A story in today’s Atlanta Journal-Constitution says that the Palm Beach, Florida-based 9X, which operates its flights on small aircraft such as nine-seat Cessna Grand Caravans, was chosen to fly under the federal Essential Air Service program to preserve airline service to Jackson. The flights receive a subsidy of around $198 per passenger.

Jackson is a city 130 miles southwest of Nashville with a population of about 68,000. Southern Airways Express serves nearly 40 read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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