Flights between Macon and the Washington D.C. area will start in mid-August, says Mayor Robert Reichert.
Reichert said Tuesday that they'll announce on Wednesday the starting date for Contour Airlines service to the nation's capital.
Earlier this year, the FAA picked Contour, a Tennessee-based airlines, to provide service out of Middle Georgia Regional Airport in south Bibb.
The company says they plan to offer 2 round trips a day to D.C. Monday through Friday and 1 round trip on Saturday.
They'll use small jets that seat about 30 people.
Contour will receive about $4 million a year in federal subsidies to help pay for the service.
The airline said fares may start at about $90 one-way, with a much lower introductory rate.
Service will be to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in suburban Maryland.
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