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Nonstop air service between Albany and Buffalo announced

Dec 12, 2017 6:45 am

Eric Anderson is reporting in the Times Union Boston-based airline start-up OneJet announced December 11 it will begin flying nonstop between Albany and Buffalo on Feb. 1. The new service will use regional jets modified to carry no more than 30 passengers. The aircraft also will feature free 4G wifi service, free snacks and beverages including wine and beer, and streaming entertainment on the 50-minute gate-to-gate flights. The airline is targeting business travelers between the two cities. A number of financial institutions have operations in both places. HealthNow New York also has a sizable presence in Albany and Buffalo, and there is plenty of state government-related traffic as well. OneJet will offer two roundtrips per day during the work week. Tickets will go on sale beginning January 9. Read the full story in the Times Union.