Ireland-Open-for-Business

Contour Airlines now serving 17 airports in the US with fleet of 10 30-seat ERJ-135s

IND - MKE

Contour Airlines (IATA code LF) is the regional airline brand of Contour Aviation, based in Smyrna, Tennessee. It began scheduled services in 2016 between Nashville and Tupelo in Mississippi. It currently operates a fleet of 10 Embraer ERJ-135s, which have been configured with just 30 leather seats.

Flights bookable from 17 airports

The airline’s website lists 17 airports from which scheduled flights can be booked. Last week, on 12 October, Contour Airlines launched four new non-stop routes. These were from Indianapolis to Milwaukee, Nashville and Pittsburgh, as well as between Milwaukee and Pittsburgh. This raised its network to a total of 12 non-stop routes. To serve these new markets the airline operates the following:

  • Flight LF 3601: Pittsburgh – Indianapolis – Milwaukee – Pittsburgh
  • Flight LF 3602: Pittsburgh – Milwaukee – Indianapolis – Pittsburgh
  • Flight LF 3603: Indianapolis – Nashville
  • Flight LF 3604: Nashville – Indianapolis

All routes are scheduled to operate on a daily basis. A 13th route, connecting Nashville with Greenville-Spartanburg in South Carolina, is expected to launch on 17 November just in time for Thanksgiving.

IND - PIT promo

The full list of the airline’s currently bookable flights are:

  • Baltimore/Washington (BWI) to Macon (MCN): 956km, 12-weekly;
  • Beckley (BKW) to Charlotte (CLT): 285km, 12-weekly;
  • Beckley (BKW) to Parkersburg (PKB): 175km, 12-weekly;
  • Charlotte (CLT) to Beckley (BKW): 285km, 12-weekly;
  • Crescent City (CEC) to Oakland (OAK): 483km, 7-weekly;
  • Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Greenville (GLH): 568km, 7-weekly;
  • Greenville (GLH) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW): 568km, 7-weekly;
  • Greenville (GLH) to Nashville (BNA): 491km, 5-weekly;
  • Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP) to Nashville (BNA): 428km, starting 17 November;
  • Indianapolis (IND) to Milwaukee (MKE): 383km, 7-weekly;
  • Indianapolis (IND) to Nashville (BNA): 401km, 7-weekly;
  • Indianapolis (IND) to Pittsburgh (PIT): 523km, 7-weekly;
  • Macon (MCN) to Baltimore/Washington (BWI): 956km, 12-weekly;
  • Milwaukee (MKE) to Indianapolis (IND): 383km, 7-weekly;
  • Milwaukee (MKE) to Pittsburgh (PIT): 694km, 6-weekly;
  • Nashville (BNA) to Greenville (GLH): 491km, 5-weekly;
  • Nashville (BNA) to Greenville-Spartanburg (GSP): 428km, starting 17 November;
  • Nashville (BNA) to Indianapolis (IND): 401km, 7-weekly;
  • Nashville (BNA) to Tupelo (TUP): 282km, 14-weekly;
  • Oakland (OAK) to Crescent City (CEC): 483km, 7-weekly;
  • Page (PGA) to Phoenix (PHX): 391km, 9-weekly;
  • Parkersburg (PKB) to Beckley (BKW): 175km, 12-weekly;
  • Phoenix (PHX) to Page (PGA): 391km, 9-weekly;
  • Pittsburgh (PIT) to Indianapolis (IND): 523km, 7-weekly;
  • Pittsburgh (PIT) to Milwaukee (MKE): 694km, 6-weekly;
  • Tupelo (TUP) to Nashville (BNA): 282km, 14-weekly.

Contour Airlines is the only airline currently offering scheduled services at seven of these airports; Beckley, Crescent City, Greenville, Macon, Page, Parkersburg and Tupelo. The airline’s website route map also shows a service connecting St. Louis (STL) with Fort Leonard Wood (TBN), a route of just 192 kilometres. However, according to Cirium Data and Analytics, this route ended on 30 September, having been operated 2-daily.

ASO Destination map Oct 21