First nonstop flight to Austin departs from Amarillo Rick Husband Intl. Airport

Travelers can now enjoy second new flight option in 2018

First nonstop flight to Austin departs from Amarillo Rick Husband Intl. Airport

AMARILLO, TX (KDFA) - Amarillo travelers are now enjoying nonstop flights to a new destination.

The first nonstop flight to Austin took off Wednesday morning.

Travelers gather to check in for flights at Rick Husband International Airport in Amarillo.
Travelers gather to check in for flights at Rick Husband International Airport in Amarillo. (KFDA)

The new route comes from a partnership with Via Airlines.

The route is the second new flight offered by Rick Husband, after nonstop flights to Phoenix Sky Harbor were added back in April.

Flights are currently being offered at a $99 promotional rate for a one-way ticket.

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