PITTSBURGH, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OneJet, the air transportation network that provides consumers increased access to nonstop travel in small to medium markets, today announced three new routes from the Pittsburgh International Airport, with the introduction of nonstop service to Palm Beach, Kansas City and Memphis. Palm Beach and Kansas City service will begin March 7, 2018, with Memphis service added on March 27, 2018. The company will concurrently begin nonstop service between Memphis and Kansas City. Tickets for all routes will go on sale beginning Jan. 17, 2018.
With the launch of these routes, OneJet will introduce its new OneJet Plus service to the Pittsburgh market, offering expanded service onboard larger ERJ135 aircraft and providing travelers with enhanced amenities, including exit-row legroom at each seat; free 4G high-speed Wi-Fi; streaming entertainment gate to gate; and complimentary beer, wine and snacks en route. Travelers will also receive the same check-in conveniences that standard OneJet flights provide, including TSA Pre access for eligible travelers and valet planeside baggage service.
"For the past two years, OneJet's right-sized, point-to-point, nonstop services have met our customers' demand for expedited travel between key business and leisure destinations," OneJet CEO Matthew Maguire said. "The introduction of the OneJet Plus service marks a major milestone for the company, providing access to longer routes, along with an even further enhanced in-flight experience. We look forward to continuing to expand our network and supporting the growth of the communities and corporate customers we serve."
The OneJet Plus–branded ERJ135 aircraft will offer a comfortable 30-seat, brand-new leather interior and convenient morning and afternoon flights Monday through Friday. The new routes will provide fast and reliable flight options to regional business travelers, including those employed by major corporate customers in the Pittsburgh area.
"We know that nonstop air service is important to growing the economy in the Pittsburgh region, and OneJet is playing a key role in that growth, including the addition of larger aircraft," Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said. "With OneJet's announcement today, Pittsburgh International Airport will serve 72 destinations nonstop, nearly doubling the amount the airport had three years ago."
Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis added, "OneJet's unique business model that caters to corporate travelers is a key part of the regional network strategy of Pittsburgh International Airport. OneJet is providing a dozen nonstop destinations to important business markets, meeting the needs of our region with a first-class product."
Weekday flights from the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) to Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) will begin March 7, 2018. All flights are subject to customary DOT approvals.
- PIT to PBI: Departing 11:45 a.m. ET and arriving 2:05 p.m. ET
- PBI to PIT: Departing 2:30 p.m. ET and arriving 4:55 p.m. ET
Direct air service from Pittsburgh to Kansas City International Airport (MCI) ended in 2008. OneJet will offer the only nonstop flight option between the cities, providing significant time savings and convenience for regional business travelers. Weekday flights will begin March 7, 2018.
- PIT to MCI: Departing 6 a.m. ET and arriving 7 a.m. CT
- MCI to PIT: Departing 8:40 a.m. CT and arriving 11:20 a.m. ET
- PIT to MCI: Departing 5 p.m. ET and arriving 6 p.m. CT
- MCI to PIT: Departing 7:50 p.m. CT and arriving 10:30 p.m. ET
Starting March 27, 2018, OneJet will begin weekday nonstop air service between Pittsburgh and Memphis International Airport (MEM), which was last served in 2014. The company will also offer weekday nonstop service between Memphis and Kansas City.
- PIT to MEM: Departing 6 a.m. ET and arriving 6:30 a.m. CT
- MEM to PIT: Departing 9 a.m. CT and arriving 11:30 a.m. ET
- PIT to MEM: Departing 5:20 p.m. ET and arriving 5:50 p.m. CT
- MEM to PIT: Departing 8 p.m. CT and arriving 10:30 p.m. ET
- MEM to MCI: Departing 6:55 a.m. CT and arriving 8:15 a.m. CT
- MCI to MEM: Departing 7:25 a.m. CT and arriving 8:35 a.m. CT
- MEM to MCI: Departing 6:15 p.m. CT and arriving 7:25 p.m. CT
- MCI to MEM: Departing 6:25 p.m. CT and arriving 7:35 p.m. CT
OneJet opened its first base in Pittsburgh in May 2016 with two daily flights. The company now offers over 220 weekly flights to and from its operating bases in Pittsburgh and Milwaukee, and will offer over 300 weekly flights by March 2018. The company offers weekday flights to Albany, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Columbus, Hartford, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, Omaha, Palm Beach, Providence and Richmond. OneJet provides exclusive nonstop service to and from these markets.
Flights may be booked directly online at www.onejet.com or through travelers' preferred corporate travel agency. For customer 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 to midsize markets, at relatively low cost. Services operate from the main commercial terminals and airports in markets served and feature TSA PreCheck access, expedited boarding and complimentary onboard amenities, including high-speed internet access. All flights are operated by regionally based operating partners featuring ARGUS Platinum safety-rated and TSA-certified operations. The company incorporates former senior leadership from the major U.S. airlines, the U.S. Department of Transportation, leading U.S. aircraft manufacturers and the TSA.