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EVV Urging Companies to Fly Local

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Evansville Regional Airport is urging area companies to commit to using the local airport. 

Officials have unveiled the new FlyEVV First program, in which companies commit to taking flights through the Evansville airport, so long as the cost is within $200 of other airports in the region.

In a release, the airport announced nine area businesses have already joined the program: AstraZeneca, Atlas, Berry Global, CenterPoint Energy, Energy Systems Group, Gibbs, Koch Enterprises, Old National, and Toyota.

EVV Executive Director Nate Hahn said when regional companies and local business owners make the commitment to FlyEVV First, they demonstrate demand that encourages airlines to lower fares and add more flights and destinations.

The local airport recently lost United Airline’s daily flights to Chicago. American Airlines still provides the daily service.

EVV also provides daily non-stop flights to Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, and Detroit, with seasonal flights to Orlando and Destin, Florida.

More information on the new program can be found at FlyEVVFirst.com.