United Airlines adds nonstop service from Milwaukee to Fort Myers, Tampa

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- United Airlines announced plans Wednesday, Aug. 12, to add nonstop flights between Milwaukee and two popular Florida destinations this winter.

The new daily service to Fort Myers and Tampa begins on Dec. 17, according to a press release.

The flights will be operated with full-size Airbus A319 aircraft, featuring in-flight Wi-Fi and First, Economy Plus, and Economy seating. 

Mitchell International Airport says tickets are now available for purchase on united.com and the United mobile app.

It’s fantastic to see that United Airlines is expanding its presence from our hometown airport,” said Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley. “These new flights to Florida will give travelers another great option to access the west coast of Florida, which is a very popular destination for travelers from our region.”

This is an outstanding opportunity to take advantage of MKE’s friendly travel experience,” said Airport Director Brian Dranzik. “These new flights – combined with easy access from spacious terminal areas and quick, convenient gate access – are sure to be a hit with travelers from throughout Wisconsin and northern Illinois.”

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