Air Service

Myrtle Beach, SC’s Top Airline Expands with More Nonstop Routes

Myrtle Beach, SC’s Top Airline Expands with More Nonstop Routes

Myrtle Beach’s most traveled airline is growing again as Spirit Airlines adds three new nonstop routes!  Beginning May 2, 2019, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will add nonstop flights connecting Myrtle Beach to Indianapolis, Houston, and Kansas City just in time for a summer getaway.  Nonstop routes between Myrtle Beach and Indianapolis will operate three times weekly, while the routes to Houston and Kansas City will operate twice weekly.

New Nonstop Flight from London to Charleston Begins in April 2019

New Nonstop Flight from London to Charleston Begins in April 2019

The first nonstop transatlantic flight from Europe to South Carolina was announced last month. British Airways will have two flights per week from London’s Heathrow Airport to Charleston International Airport from April 4 to October 24 beginning in 2019. This is great news for Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand because it will be even easier for European visitors to get to the Grand Strand and enjoy the many attractions, including the beaches, golf courses and more.

The Importance of Growing Air Service

The Importance of Growing Air Service

Have you ever wondered why we focus on growing air service to and from the Myrtle Beach area?In this episode of Talking Tourism, we chat with Scott Van Moppes and Kirk Lovell from Horry County Airports and Bob Barenberg from Kingston Resorts about air service, how it’s grown and why it’s important to Myrtle Beach.

Airport Visitors Center Welcomes Record Number of Travelers

Airport Visitors Center Welcomes Record Number of Travelers

The Official Myrtle Beach Area Airport Welcome Center, operated by Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, greeted a record number of tourists this past year. Almost nine times as many visitors stopped by the chamber’s welcome center at the Myrtle Beach International Airport in 2017 compared to 2016.