Inaugural flight of a new service from SHD

Published: Nov. 30, 2016 at 8:01 PM EST
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It was a big day for the Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, as the first flight from SHD to Charlotte, North Carolina took off.

A dozen people lined up to be on the first ViaAir flight to Charlotte, NC on November 30. The flight is a quick 50 minutes, and then you are in a southeastern hub, and can go pretty much anywhere.

While this is convenient for many families, some took the flight because of the experience.

"I am very excited! I have been waiting on this day since I learned I would be going on the inaugural flight. I have been very, very, very excited, " said Jamison McCarty.

SHD will offer a new flight to Orlando, Florida beginning on December 11, 2016, as well.

You can learn far more about the new flight options by clicking the articles in the Related Stories section.

You can also track Janson's flight experience in his tweets throughout the day below: