South Bend, IN. – South Bend International Airport (SBN) announces the addition of a second daily United Airlines flight to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). This additional daily frequency will fly September 7th thru December 15th. Daily flights from EWR will depart at approximately 2:45 p.m., arriving at SBN at 5:00 p.m. The flight from SBN will depart at approximately 5:20 p.m., arriving in EWR at 7:20 p.m.
ExpressJet will operate the flights using ERJ-145 regional jet aircraft with 50 United Economy seats. Tickets are on-sale now and available for purchase at www.united.com.
“I’ve said it over and over; a community receives the air service it supports. This is a prime example of that statement”, said SBN Executive Director Mike Daigle. “We’re thrilled to make this announcement and thank all of you for continued support.”
“One of the ways we are becoming the airline South Bend customers choose first is by delivering the products and services they want. Our second daily service between South Bend and New York/Newark offers numerous opportunities for domestic and international travel,” said United’s Sales Manager Kimberly Egan.
United Express began nonstop service to EWR from SBN in October 2014. The daily flights depart SBN at approximately 6:35 a.m. and return nightly at approximately 10:15 p.m.
AirTrain Newark provides quick and easy connections to and from NJ TRANSIT, PATH, and Amtrak through Newark Liberty International Airport Station. Travel times to popular New York City destinations are 30 minutes via NJ TRANSIT to New York Penn Station and 40 minutes via PATH/NJ TRANSIT to World Trade Center. Philadelphia is 70 minutes via Amtrak.
About South Bend International Airport
South Bend International Airport’s three air carriers provide nonstop flights to nine cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Fort Myers/Punta Gorda, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Orlando/Sanford, Phoenix/Mesa, and Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg with connections world-wide. South Bend International’s multi-modal terminal serves over one million air, rail and bus passengers each year. According to the 2012 Economic Impact Report from the Aviation Authority of Indiana, South Bend International’s total annual economic impact on South Bend and surrounding communities was in excess of $1.7 billion.
For additional information, please refer to www.FlySBN.com or get social with SBN on Facebook (www.facebook.com/FlySBN) and Twitter (@SBNairport) and stay informed about the airport and the carriers that serve the Michiana region.
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