Press ReleasesGulfstream International Airlines/Venango Regional Airport-Franklin/Oil City March Operational Statistics
FRANKLIN, PA, April 22, 2009 – Gulfstream International Airline (AMEX:GIA) today reported its monthly operating statistics from the Venango Regional Airport. For the period of March 1 through 31, 2009 Gulfstream posted a Controllable Completion Factor of 97.2%. During the month 91.9% of the Gulfstream flights from the airport arrived at their destinations on time.
This route is being flown under Gulfstream’s “Continental Connection” affiliation with Continental Airline. Under this arrangement, Gulfstream coordinates pricing and schedules with Continental Airline. Gulfstream passengers enjoy a seamless travel experience as through ticketing and baggage transfer is offered. Gulfstream passengers may participate in the Continental OnePass Frequent Flyer program and may book their flights and select their seats via Continental’s website, www.Continental.com.
Betty Squire, VP of Marketing for the Oil Region Alliance states that “a special package has been developed for vacationers wishing to take a weekend trip with overnight accommodations in Cleveland. You would leave from the Venango Regional Airport on Saturday AM and return Sunday PM. Arrangements for the special package may be made through Williams Travel Agency, Oil City.” Additionally a special rate has been established for anyone wishing to fly to Cleveland on any Saturday AM and return on any Sunday PM and is available by contacting the Venango Regional Airport.
Continental Airlines (NYSE:CAL-News) announced that for the second year in a row it has been named “Best Airline: North America” in the Skytrax 2009 World Airline Awards. The awards are based on an independent survey of more than 15 million passengers of 95 different nationalities, conducted over a 10-month period. Continental Airlines is the world’s fifth largest airline. Continental, together with Continental Express and Continental Connection, has more than 2,800 daily departures throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, service 135 domestic and 132 international destinations.
Gulfstream currently operates 23 aircraft with over 150 daily system departures throughout Florida, the Bahamas and now with new service at Cleveland, OH.