An Elite Airways Bombardier CRJ-200. (Photo: Elite Airways)

Elite Airways Launches First Flight from Long Island

Long Islanders now have a direct connection to Melbourne, Florida and the Bahamas as Elite Airways launched its inaugural flight this morning from Long Island MacArthur Airport in Islip, New York on its 50-seat Bombardier CRJ-200 aircraft. The first flight, 7Q21, departed Long Island on-time at 8:00 a.m. for the 2-hour and 45 minute trip down the East Coast for an on-time arrival at Orlando Melbourne International Airport at 10:45 a.m. “The [aircraft] came in yesterday afternoon and boarding began…