PITTSBURGH, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OneJet (www.onejet.com), the air transportation network that provides increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium size markets, today announced the addition of two new nonstop routes from Pittsburgh International Airport.
Beginning in March, OneJet will introduce nonstop service to Richmond, VA and Albany, NY, reducing travel time between Pittsburgh and the respective cities to one hour on average. The routes join a growing list of OneJet destinations from Pittsburgh, including Hartford, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Louisville, and Cincinnati.
"OneJet's continued growth in the Pittsburgh region is evidence that our business community is strong and the demand is there for more nonstop service," Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said. "OneJet has been a great partner and we're happy to see the business community taking advantage of these nonstop flights to important cities."
Flights to both cities will go on sale February 1st, with Richmond service beginning March 1st and Albany service on March 22nd, pursuant to the following schedule:
- Pittsburgh – Richmond, departing 08:55am and arriving 09:50am
- Richmond – Pittsburgh, departing 4:15pm and arriving 5:10pm
- Pittsburgh – Albany, departing 8:45am and arriving 10:00am
- Albany – Pittsburgh, departing 3:45pm and arriving 5:10pm
Passengers on the routes will enjoy a variety of travel-enhancing benefits, including TSA Pre access for eligible travelers, expedited boarding, complimentary high speed in flight WIFI, and a selection of healthy snacks.
"Today's announcement represents a continued commitment to improving regional connectivity through providing accessible and convenient nonstop air service," stated OneJet's Chief Executive Officer, Matthew Maguire. "We're thrilled to continue our expansion in Pittsburgh and very pleased to welcome the Richmond and Albany communities to our network."
Providing increased connectivity to travelers in this market is a priority for Pittsburgh International Airport. "OneJet is an important part of the strategy at Pittsburgh International Airport to add nonstop service to key regional cities – like Albany and Richmond – not being served by traditional legacy carriers," Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis said. "This brings the total number of OneJet destinations to seven, delivering a continually growing array of regional travel options for our passengers."
Flights may be booked online at www.onejet.com or through travelers' preferred corporate travel agency. For inquiries or travel assistance, call 1-844-ONEJET1 (663-5381).
OneJet is an air transportation network that provides consumers increased access to nonstop travel in small and medium size markets, at relatively low cost. Services operate from the main commercial terminals and airports in markets served and feature TSA Pre® Access, expedited boarding, and complimentary on-board amenities, including high speed internet access. All flights are operated by regionally based operating partners featuring ARG/US Platinum Safety-rated and TSA-certified operations. The company incorporates former senior leadership from the U.S. major airlines, the U.S. Department of Transportation, leading U.S. aircraft manufacturers, and TSA.