Social Flights Announces Flights to the Nascar Food City 500 Race and Service to/from Branson, MO

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Social Flights Offers NASCAR Flight from Nashville to Bristol, TN for the Food City 500 Race on March 18, 2012 and New Flights to Branson, MO, Austin, TX and Milwaukee, WI in May.

Social Flights announces public charter flights operated by Corporate Flight Management, Inc. from Nashville, TN to Bristol, TN for the infamous Food City 500 NASCAR Race on March 18, 2012.

     This non-stop flight will leave Smyrna, TN at 8:40 A.M. CST and arrive in Bristol at 11:00 A.M. EST The return flight will leave Bristol, TN at 6:00 P.M. EST and will arrive back in Nashville around 6:20 P.M. CST. Social Flights is also including race tickets and ground transportation for the participants.

     Clear Channel will be giving away four seats with tickets to the race and ground transportation to those registered for the prize drawing provided by Clear Channel. Interested parties can register for the free seats either at or at Social Flights has 15 seats available for the flight. One round-trip seat, ground transportation and a race ticket sells for $649.20 (all taxes and fees included) and can be purchased at

     Social Flights has also announced a partnership with Branson AirExpress for round-trip flights from Branson, MO to Nashville, TN, Austin, TX and Milwaukee, WI starting in May of this year. Social Flights will assist Branson AirExpress in marketing the new scheduled public charter routes to its current membership of 13,866 fliers and 98 Private-Aviation Operators encompassing over 600 jets. Jay Deragon, CEO of Social Flights said, “Branson AirExpress is a perfect example of the 21st century model of efficient and effective community-oriented air service initiated by, and on behalf of, the community”.

     “Austin and Milwaukee were strong markets last year and the synergies that exist between Branson and Nashville are fantastic,” stated Branson Airport Executive Director, Jeff Bourk. “The partnership between these cities, Branson AirExpress, Corporate Flight Management and Social Flights allows us to offer low fares and continued convenience in getting to and from Branson, Missouri.”

     Branson AirExpress will offer $99* introductory one-way fares from Branson to Austin, Milwaukee, and Nashville through March 14, 2012. For tickets, call toll free 1-888-FLY-BKG1 (1-888-359-2541), visit, or visit

  • Advertised public charter fares by Branson AirExpress are one-way; they include Federal Excise Tax of 7.5%, Federal Flight Segment Taxes of $3.80 per person per flight segment, and a convenience fee of $10. Sale fares must be booked 7 days or more prior to travel. These fares are capacity controlled and may not be available on all seats on all flights. The convenience fee of $10 per person, each way, will be charged when booked by calling 1-888-FLY-BKG1 or through Tickets purchased at the airport are not subject to the $10 charge. Fares are subject to availability at the time of booking, and are subject to change. A $20.00 checked-baggage fee will apply for the first checked bag and $25.00 for a second checked bag per person. Each checked bag weighing over 50 pounds will be assessed a fee of $50 in addition to the checked bag fee. Dates of the advertised flights are subject to change in accordance with regulatory requirements. Cancellation is subject to administrative fee when permitted by regulatory requirements.

About Branson AirExpress:

Branson AirExpress is an indirect air carrier providing public charter air flights, and offering vacation packages in Branson to its customers. All flights are filed and approved by the Department of Transportation and operate under Part 380 CFR (Code of Federal Regulation). The company began providing scheduled Public Charter flights in 2009. The idea behind Branson AirExpress is there are several markets that will be good air markets to Branson, but are not yet ready for main-line commercial service. The Airport used Branson AirExpress to develop air-service markets for Airlines like AirTran prior to them taking over service in Chicago and Houston last year. The new partnership with CFM will now enable Branson AirExpress to serve as a conduit to public-charter operators like CFM to serve markets like Austin and Milwaukee using the Brand that has been developed over the last several years to help sell seats on their charter flights.    

About Corporate Flight Management:

CFM is one of the largest Part 135 private aviation companies in the USA operating 30+ aircraft in Smyrna, TN, Atlanta, GA and Danbury CT. CFM is one of the highest rated private aviation companies with an ARGUS Platinum rating for outstanding quality standards in safety and operational excellence. CFM sells, services, trains, operates and provides a variety of air services and has done so successfully for the last 30 years. Employing close to 200 people and servicing over 250 flights per month makes CFM an outstanding aviation company with a long list of dedicated customers and loyal employees.

About Social Flights:

Social Flights is the fastest growing privation aviation network online today. Social Flights is introducing a new paradigm to private aviation that enables the masses to access and buy seats on private aircraft at competitive prices. The Social Flights technology matches buyer intents to supplier availability and creates a new marketplace for air travelers. In just one year, the Social Flights network has grown to 13,866 social fliers and 98 private aircraft operators, encompassing over 600 aircraft available for charter opportunities to communities and individuals. Social Flights is an indirect air carrier providing public charter air flights, to and from Bristol, TN and Knoxville, TN to its members and the public at large.


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