Cherry Capital Airport Adds New Nonstop Route to Washington, D.C.

Northern Michigan’s busiest airport added a new destination.

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American Airlines will be operating back and forth trips from TVC through the summer.

The first flight landed Saturday afternoon and passengers were welcomed with a salute from the fire department and a slice of cherry pie.

Director Kevin Klein says the airport is excited to add a new route, especially in these challenging circumstances.

“We’re so thankful that in a time they’re in when COVID is here that American Airlines still is committed to Northern Michigan to provide us a nonstop flight,” Klein says.

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