Monday, Representative Jackie Walorski (IN-02) released the following statement after the announcement that the South Bend International Airport will offer a direct flight from Newark Liberty International Airport:
“This is a huge win for the city,” Walorski said. “Giving travelers another option will bring tourists to our hotels, shops, restaurants and attractions. I look forward to welcoming and accommodating the needs of a steady influx of visitors here over the years ahead.”
Walorski was joined at today’s announcement by South Bend Deputy Mayor Mark Neal, St. Joseph County Airport Authority Board of Directors President Thomas Botkin, St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners President Andrew Kostielney and St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce President Jeff Rea.