Air Azul offers low fares with simple fare rules on every fare: - No round-trip ticket purchase or Saturday stay, one-year extensions in the event a passenger is unable to make the trip as originally purchased, name changes are also possible. To make a reservation book online at www.airazul.com or call 1-888-554-AZUL (554-2985), or call your local travel agent.
"This is a historical event for Southern and Eastern Kentucky," said Congressman Hal Rogers. "We are continuing to break through barriers of travel and communication in our region. The Air Azul commercial air services will open doors of opportunity for growth in economic development and tourism."
Mayor Girdler expressed thanks to Air Azul for their confidence in the citizens of Somerset/Pulaski County and the entire region. Mayor Girdler indicated that Air Azul, through the start up of commercial air service, would be a vital part of economic growth and the creation of jobs for the community.
Air Azul CEO Skip Roberts said “We are pleased to begin schedule service from Somerset, and provide opportunity for the business and leisure traveler to be able to travel faster to their destinations whether to Nashville or onwards points.
Air Azul is a dba (doing business as) name of Locair. The company is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Locair was established in 1993, and has been operating on demand flights since that time. Air Azul’s two letter IATA code is ZQ, which will appear in the GDS companies. Air Azul schedule operations were commenced to address the decline in air service to small communities who have lost air service to regional jet operations.
About Somerset Lake Cumberland Airport (SME) Somerset’s Lake Cumberland Airport at the heart of the community with a newly build terminal building and recent Part 139 approval by the FAA is ready to commence scheduled air service. The terminal is conveniently located for the city, and offers free parking for customers departing on flights.
*All fares are one way. However, changes can be made for a fee. Fares are net of taxes and passenger facility charges. $3.50 per segment Federal Excise Tax (a segment is defined as one takeoff and one landing); a $2.50 September 11th Security fee up to $10.00 per round trip; a $3.00 or $4.50 Passenger Facility charge up to $18.00 roundtrip. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Lowest fare may not be available on all flights. A limited number of seats are available at the lowest fares. Please check Airline’s website for complete fares and schedules airazul.com.
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