United Airlines ending service with Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. — United Airlines will end service to and from Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport in March.

United told Channel 3 Thursday that due to changes in the long-term sustainability of the particular route they will be ending discontinuing the route to and from Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport.

United had not stated whether the end of service is permanent. They say they will continue to reevaluate their options.

Channel 3 was issued a statement from United following the announcement:

Due to changes in the long-term sustainability of this particular route, United will end service to Destin-Fort Walton Beach in March 2022. We are working with customers impacted by the change to help them make alternate plans. It’s important to note that many different factors determine a successful route and our decisions include careful evaluation of our overall network, fleet, resources at our regional partners and yields. With that in mind, we have determined that this particular route is not sustainable for the long-term. As we do with all markets, we’ll continue to evaluate the feasibility of returning based on the operational and financial environment.

Channel 3 has requested a comment from Okaloosa County about United’s announcement.

News courtesy of: https://weartv.com/news/local/united-airlines-ending-service-with-destin-fort-walton-beach-airport-in-march
Photo: A United Airlines jetliner lifts off from a runway at Denver International Airport, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)