America, the US Airways Express carrier operating
from Hanscom Airfield (BED) in Bedford, Massachusetts,
today announced plans to inaugurate the first ever nonstop
flights between Hanscom and Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.
The new flights will begin on May 24, 2002, in time for the busy
Summer travel and vacation season. The flights will operate
“Customers have been asking us for this service since day
one at Hanscom,” said Mark Cestari, vice president at Shuttle America, “and we also know that many
of the residents around Hanscom Airfield are frequent
travelers to the Islands.”
America currently offers service from Hanscom to New York’s
LaGuardia Airport(LGA), Trenton/Princeton (TTN), New
Jersey and to US Airways hub at Philadelphia Int’l (PHL) and
will also begin new flights to White Plains, NY (HPN), in
suburban Westchester County, NY on March 18.
Flights will be operated with 33-seat Saab-340 turboprop
aircraft, and feature
three-across seating, cabin class in-flight service and
Additionally, customers will enjoy easy check-in, free
parking and can also elect to earn frequent traveler rewards
as part of US Airways Dividend Miles Program.”
Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-428-4322 or
on-line at www.USAirways.com.