Commercial flights from Jack Edwards to start in June
Southeast Beach Express will begin seasonal commercial flights in and out of Jack Edwards Airport in Gulf Shores on 30-seat executive jets (pictured) beginning in June 4.
The airline will offer round trip service to Atlanta, Cincinnati and Baton Rouge on Thursdays and Mondays, according to info posted May 18 on ultimateairshuttle.com.
An early April press release included info about service to Nashville instead of Cincinnati, and flights to and from Jack Edwards daily from Thursday through Sunday. Cost for a round trip service is $490 to Baton Rouge, $590 to Atlanta and $590 to Cincinnati, according to the company website.
Southeast Beach Express features all the amenities of private air, including executive terminal departures and arrivals, hassle-free security screening, 15-minute pre-boarding show-times and no-cost luggage.
“We developed Southeast Beach Express to meet the demand for quicker and more convenient access to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach,’’ said Jay Taffet, founder of Southeast Beach Express. “The air service naturally works in reverse, giving Baldwin County direct, scheduled flights to Atlanta, Nashville and Baton Rouge without the commute to Pensacola or Mobile for airline connections. And with daily flights Thursday through Sunday, our service schedule is optimized for both business and leisure travel to all our destinations.”
Southeast Beach Express is operated by Ultimate Jetcharters, an industry-ranked, Federal Aviation Administration-approved public charter operator that has been operating its own direct, scheduled routes for over a decade.
Ultimate Jetcharters has won the highest safety accreditations in the industry and operates all its flights with two pilots and a cabin attendant. Ultimate’s flights are listed online through third-party booking sites, just like the airlines, and their passenger security program complies with TSA regulations.