Twice-Weekly Nonstops on Fridays and Sundays are Ideal for Weekend Golf Getaways
and Summer Vacations at the Beach; Tickets Now on Sale at

April 22, 2016 – Myrtle Beach, SC – Expanding upon its successful leisure routes along the east coast of the US, Elite Airways LLC today announced new nonstop flights between Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) and Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) in New York. The twice-weekly flights on Fridays and Sundays start June 17, and tickets are now on sale at 877-393-2510 and

Elite Airways operates a fleet of Bombardier CRJ-200 and CRJ-700 jet airliners known for comfort and efficiency, and maintains an impeccable safety record. Passengers receive free onboard snacks and beverages, first checked bag up to 50lbs, and no ticketing change fees (see website for details). Elite Airways is also pet friendly. The newly added flights are as follows:

Fridays & Sundays, starting June 17:


Flight    Departure City                Departure Time                         Arrival City

18         Long Island (ISP)                   11:15                                   Myrtle Beach (MYR)

17         Myrtle Beach (MYR)             14:00                                   Long Island (ISP)           


“Elite Airways is pleased to introduce nonstop service between Long Island and Myrtle Beach with a schedule that is perfect for weekend golf and beach getaways this summer, and for Myrtle Beach area residents to explore Long Island wineries and spectacular beaches along Southampton and Fire Island,” said John Pearsall, President of Elite Airways. “We anticipate passenger demand to be strong in both directions and thank Myrtle Beach and Long Island airport and community leaders for their support.”

“Horry County Department of Airports is excited that Elite Airways has selected Myrtle Beach International Airport as its next airport to offer service,” said Pat Apone, Director of Airports.  “Elite Airway’s new nonstop service from Long Island MacArthur Airport to Myrtle Beach International Airport is a welcomed new route currently not served by any other carrier operating at the airport, and should be very popular to the traveling public.”

“We are excited to welcome Elite Airways to the Myrtle Beach market,” stated Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.  “As we prepare to celebrate National Travel & Tourism Week, Elite Airways’ announcement of new nonstop air service from Islip to Myrtle Beach provides us with even more options and ways to attract new visitors by providing easy and quick access to our beaches.”

“Myrtle Beach has been Long Island’s favorite golf destination for many years, and the addition of nonstop service from an easily accessible airport will make the Grand Strand even more appealing,” said Bill Golden, president of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday. “We look forward to working with Elite Airways to bring Long Islanders to America’s best golf destination.”

“I am thrilled that the Town of Islip is entering into a partnership with Elite Airways”, said Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter. “The addition of Elite to the Long Island MacArthur Airport family will offer both residents and those living in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, the opportunity to travel to some of the most desirable vacation destinations along the east coast, and do so from Long Island MacArthur Airport, the kinder, gentler airport.”


About Elite Airways

Elite Airways LLC was founded in 2006 by airline veterans with the goal to provide passengers a better travel experience with nonstop flights, competitive prices and exceptional service. Elite Airways is a U.S. Part 121 Air Carrier and provides charter and scheduled service throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Caribbean, and South America.  The airline’s routes connect underserved communities with popular destinations including New York City/Newark and Long Island, Orlando-Melbourne, Vero Beach, and Naples FL, Myrtle Beach SC, Chicago-Rockford IL, and Fort Collins CO. Headquartered in Portland Maine, Elite Airways’ maintenance operations center is located in Melbourne on Florida’s Space Coast. All scheduled flights are sold and operated by Elite Airways LLC, and available for purchase at or by calling 877-393-2510.


For Reservations: 1-877-393-2510                                         Press Contact: Rebecca Crisafulli

Customer Service: 321-265-5100 ext. 103                             McBride Marketing Group for Elite Airways



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