Branson Airport Contact:
Jeffrey Bourk, Executive Director
207-281-2684 (Cell)
[email protected]

Via Airlines Contact:
Matt Macri VP of Operation
[email protected]
Office: (407) 374-2429 ext. 8505

Publish Date: 
Thursday, May 25, 2017

BRANSON, MISSOURI (May 25th, 2017) –Branson Airport (BKG) is pleased to announce the launch today of new air service on VIA Airlines to Austin (AUS), Chicago (MDW), Dallas (DFW), Denver (DEN) & Houston (HOU). Discount flights are available now through September 5th and are on sale now with promotional one-way fares as follows, including taxes and fees to each market:

Route Days of Week Promotional Fare
Branson, MO (BKG) to Dallas, TX (DFW) Fri, Sun $79*
Branson, MO (BKG) to Houston, TX (HOU) Mon, Thu, Sat $109*
Branson, MO (BKG) to Austin , TX (AUS) Mon, Fri, Sun $109*
Branson, MO (BKG) to Denver, CO (DEN) Mon, Fri $159*
Branson, MO (BKG) to Chicago, IL (MDW) Thu, Sat, Sun $99*

*Note: All sale fares are valid one-way, taxes are included. All travel must commence on or after August 01, 2017 and be completed on or before September 05, 2017. Tickets must be issued between now and on or before May 30, 2017. Seats are limited, subject to availability, and restrictions apply. For further fee details please visit
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Passengers who wish to travel to one of these five destinations on Via Airlines will be able to do so in the comfort of one of the carrier’s 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets. Via Airlines have taken a proactive approach to assure high dispatch reliability by having excess availability of aircraft in the region, this will ensure high on time performance.

“We have been working with the fantastic team at VIA Airlines for over a year now to develop this program,” said Jeff Bourk, Executive Director for the Branson Airport. “We look forward to launching these initial five cities and continuing to build our relationship with VIA Airlines. These nonstop flights will provide an excellent opportunity for our tourists wanting to visit the Branson area, as well as for our locals that want to travel outbound,” said Bourk.

“It is a pleasure for VIA Airlines to bring this new service to the area and we are excited about the prospects for the future; initial demand for the service has been strong,” said Matt Macri-VP of Operations for VIA Airlines. “VIA Airlines top priority is to provide safety in a comfortable environment that customers were accustomed to receiving during the golden years of aviation,” explained Macri.

All fares and flight availabilities noted above are available for immediate booking and can be done by booking online at ,, by calling 407-641-4108, or by visiting your local travel agent.

About Branson Airport
Opening its doors May of 2009, Branson Airport LLC is the first privately developed and operated commercial service airport in the United States. Located in the heart of the Ozarks and centrally located in the Midwest, the airport also boasts a state of the art FBO, Branson JetCenter and a full service travel agency. For more information on Branson Airport LLC and any of its subsidiaries, please visit

About Via Airlines:
Founded in 1997, Via Airlines is one of the first American regional airlines to be fully compliant under the FAA’s new Safety Management System for the highest standard of safety in aviation. Via Airlines operates a fleet of 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets nationwide and continually strives for and maintains best-in-class safety, quality and customer satisfaction.