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1-way, $77 flights to Myrtle Beach in August

ViaAir, a Florida-based airline, announced Wednesday it will begin flights between Charlotte Douglas International (CLT) to Myrtle Beach International (MYR) July 31. The seasonal flights will be Fridays and Mondays through Aug. 21.

Cost: The promotional fare announced July 15 is $77 each way, including taxes and fees. Flights will be aboard a 30-seat Embraer EMB-120 aircraft.

Reservations can be made at www.flyviaair.com or by calling ViaAir’s 24-hour service desk: 304-986-4000.

ViaAir currently has service between Charlotte and Beckley, W.Va. and St. Augustine, Fla.

As of July 15, one-way Friday flights from Charlotte to Myrtle Beach on July 31were $351.60 via US Airways and American Airlines; roundtrip (with an Aug. 3 return): $348.70 on either US Airways or American.

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