Elite Airways Announces Vero Beach to Asheville Flights

New flights from Vero Beach to Asheville begin in May by Elite Airways.
New flights from Vero Beach to Asheville begin in May by Elite Airways.

VERO BEACH – Elite Airways LLC has announced new nonstop flights between Vero Beach Regional Airport (VRB) in Florida to Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in North Carolina.

“We are pleased to offer nonstop jet service between Asheville and Vero Beach with a Thursday/Sunday schedule that will be ideal for vacationers headed in either direction,” said John Pearsall, President of Elite Airways. “We look forward to providing service in Asheville and sincerely thank airport and community leaders for their support.”

The new nonstop flights will be scheduled on Thursdays and Sundays between AVL and VRB and will begin on May 25.

Elite is offering early-bird fares starting at $179 each way and tickets are now on sale at 877-393-2510 and EliteAirways.com.

“Asheville Regional Airport is growing significantly, with more passengers than ever before flying to and from western North Carolina,” said Lew Bleiweis, A.A.E., Executive Director. “We are pleased to welcome Elite Airways as the newest airline at AVL, and look forward to welcoming travelers to and from Vero Beach, Florida.”

The company operates a fleet of Bombardier CRJ-200 and CRJ-700 jet airliners known for comfort and efficiency. These planes maintain an impeccable safety record.

Elite Airways passengers receive free onboard snacks and beverages, first checked bag up to 50 pounds, and no ticketing change fees.

“Nonstop jet service to Asheville is a unique addition at VRB, and one that has been highly sought after by passengers who would rather take a nonstop flight versus a ten-hour drive. The airport is pleased to see new markets and travel opportunities open up to the area, and we thank Elite Airways for expanding its service at Vero Beach Regional Airport,” said Airport Executive Director, Eric Menger.

Asheville is located in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains and is known for a vibrant arts scene, national parks and hiking trails, and historic architecture.

Vero Beach offers luxury beachfront living and resorts, world-class golf, dining, shopping, fine arts and cultural attractions.

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