The Biltmore House in Asheville, NC, is getting in the spirit of the holidays. In addition to visiting this wonderful historic estate during the day, you can also see the holiday decorations in the evening. The program is called Candlelight Christmas Evenings and runs thru January 3, 2009. It's a wonderful escape from daily life and just a short drive from the Cashiers/Highlands area. For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit their website at www.biltmore.com.
The airline originated to enhance the flying experience. With a goal to make your time flying more personal and hassle free, Elite Airways is bringing Western North Carolina and Florida travelers good news. With a new nonstop flight between Vero Beach Regional Airport (VRB) in Florida to Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in North Carolina, residents and visitors now have the ability to travel between the two destinations Thursdays and Sundays.
Elite airways prides itself on customer service. As a pet-friendly airline, they never charge change fees, and the first bag always flies free. Their goal is to provide a quality and memorable travel experience. The airline headquartered in Portland, Maine also offers service between the following cities:
Asheville, NC - Vero Beach, FL
Bimini, Bahamas - Melbourne, FL
Bimini, Bahamas - Newark, NJ
Halifax, Canada - Portland, ME
Melbourne, FL - Bimini, Bahamas
Melbourne, FL - Newark, NJ
Melbourne, FL - Portland, ME
Melbourne, FL - Sarasota/Bradenton, FL
Newark, NJ - Bimini, Bahamas
Newark, NJ - Melbourne, FL
Portland, ME - Halifax, Canada
Portland, ME - Melbourne, FL
Portland, ME - Sarasota/Bradenton, FL
Sarasota/Bradenton, FL - Melbourne, FL
Sarasota/Bradenton, FL - Portland, ME
Vero Beach, FL - Asheville, NC
Vero Beach, FL - Newark, NJ
President of Elite Airways John Pearsall stated, We look forward to providing the service in Asheville and sincerely thank airport and community leaders for their support.
Elite Airways operates CRJ 200s with 50 seats and CRJ 700s with 70 seats, which have an impeccable safety record. Early booking one-way flights start at $179 each way, but can go as high as $229. Round trip fares start at $358.
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.
Highlights of Vero Beach: The small coastal town is quite charming and offers a quaint main street with boutique shopping, the beach, ceviche at Gloria Estefans Costa dEste Beach Resort & Spa, and dinner at Ocean Grill.
Highlights of Asheville: The impromptu mountain city offers restaurants, craft breweries, and a variety of outdoor activities.
**Elite Airways also charters planes throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and South America.