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Airline Adds West Virginia Flights to Baltimore, Charlotte


An airline is adding flights from North Central West Virginia Airport to Baltimore and Charlotte. 

The Exponent Telegram in Clarksburg reports that Via Air will add the service starting Oct 1. Airport Director Rick Rock announced Thursday that the Alternative Essential Air Service contract was approved by the federal Department of Transportation.

Via Air will offer 32 flights each week, including 24 nonstop to and from Baltimore. Another eight trips to and from Charlotte will include a stop in Beckley.

The contract with Silver Airways ends Sept. 30. The airline has offered Washington-Dulles flights at the North Central West Virginia Airport.