KENNER, LA (WVUE) - Locals who drive to Destin for summer vacation now have another option. GLO announced it will provide non-stop service from Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY) to Destin-Fort Walton Beach (VPS), beginning March 25th. The service will run through Monday, Sept. 5th.
"We are very pleased to see GLO expanding service from New Orleans to the beautiful beaches of Destin-Ft. Walton Beach," said Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of Aviation for Louis Armstrong Airport. "We now have 53 non-stop destinations from Armstrong International."
According to a news release, GLO will provide passengers with complimentary snacks and beverages. They can also transport up to three bags and one personal item free of charge.
The airlines began air service at the airport in November 2015. Following Thursday's announcement, GLO will be Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport's fifth air carrier and increases the amount of destinations to nine.