Ashley Air to begin service to Mississippi's Tunica casinos

Ashley Air and Travel, parent company of Ashley Air, has announced it has launched service from Mississippi´s Tunica Airport to St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport that began July 1, the company said.

Tunica Airport said its partnership with Ashley Air and Travel will enhance the area´s tourism industry by opening up its gaming and entertainment product to millions of consumers in four major markets.

Tampa Bay is one of four routes that Ashley Air will launch with three weekly round trips from Tunica, including service to Orlando, Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C.

In 2017, the airport had 9,800 passengers.

Ashley Air is a charter airline, with flights operated by RVR PC 17-138.