Tourism & Cruises

New nonstop flight to Pensacola from South Florida will save you time — and money

El Nuevo Herald

South Florida and Pensacola are now connected by a daily nonstop flight on Silver Airways.

What used to be a nine-hour drive north to Pensacola from South Florida is now a two-hour flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport as of Thursday.

The Fort Lauderdale-based airline is offering discount fares starting at $89 one-way at silverairways.com for travel on or before May 22, 2019, if you book before Feb. 28.

Silver Airways’ Pensacola-bound flights depart from FLL at 4:30 p.m. all days except Saturday, when the flight departs at 4:20 p.m. Return flights depart from Pensacola at 7 a.m. all days except Saturday, when the flight departs at 6:50 a.m.

Taylor Dolven covers the tourism industry at the Miami Herald, where she aims to tell stories about the people who work in tourism and the people who enjoy it. Previously, she worked at Vice News in Brooklyn, NY, where she won a Front Page Award from the Newswomen’s Club of NY for a national investigation of police shootings.
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