Tag Archives: VIA

VIA Sees Resurgence In New Flights & Bookings  

Viva Aerobus jet, the airline has recently started direct Harlingen-Monterrey flights with one-stop connections to Cancun, Guadalajara and Mexico City. (Courtesy)

Valley International Airport is experiencing its best growth numbers since 2008 as longstanding airlines return daily flights and new international flights to Mexico have been established. Marv Easterly, VIA’s director of aviation, provided that overview recently during a commercial and investment tour hosted by the Harlingen Economic Development Corporation and the Rio Grande Valley Partnership. The Harlingen-based regional airport has gotten through the worst of the cutbacks brought on by…

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American Airlines Official Visits Harlingen

American Airlines representative Dale Morris sits with Valley International Aviation Director Marv Easterly during a lunch with Harlingen officials and business leaders.

As American Airlines prepares to begin daily service to Dallas-Fort Worth to and from Valley International Airport in March, airline representative Dale Morris made a visit to Harlingen last week to meet with city officials and business leaders, as well as take a tour of the airport. Dale Morris, senior consultant for special projects and government affairs for American, met with community leaders for lunch at Frankie Flav’z before heading…

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Southwest Airlines Adds More VIA Flights

Southwest Airlines is now offering an additional 17 non-stop flights between Valley International Airport and Dallas Love Field during high demand days for Thanksgiving and Christmas 2018. Additionally, effective March 10, 2019, Southwest Airlines will offer nonstop service between Harlingen and Dallas Love on Sundays.  Southwest currently offers non-stop flights from Harlingen to Austin and Houston Hobby airports as well. Flights to Dallas will depart at 1:45 p.m. on Sundays with…

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Kroll elected VIA board chairman

new VIa board chairman’s experience includes four years of airport board service Mark J. Kroll is now chairman of the board with a unanimous vote by the Valley International Airport Board of Directors. Kroll is dean of the Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship and professor of management at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. In addition to VIA Board Chairman, he also oversees the College of Business…

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