About Elite Airways
Elite Airways operates both charter and scheduled passenger services for leisure and business passengers, groups and corporations. The airline was founded in 2005 and based in Portland. Portland International Jetport (PWM) is their base airport where maintenance procedures commence.
The company goal is to provide quality services to its customers. They are proud of their "Elite Class" services and their safety records. From small to big cities, they wish to provide passengers with the best deal possible on their jet. It is also pet friendly. In 2014, Elite Airways operated flights for Branson Air Express, but the partnership ended later in 2015.
Elite Airways Classes
The airline mostly operates small flights and there is only one cabin class that is provided on the aircraft and that is the standard Economy class. The airline gives you amenities such as the one free checked piece of baggage, snacks, drinks and the option of choosing your seat.
Seats are positioned in a 1 x 2 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window, aisle or both.
Elite Airways: Popular Destinations & Hubs
As of November 2021, Elite Airways has scheduled flights to 9 destinations within the US. Popular destinations include Asheville, Bimini, Long Island, Myrtle Beach, New York, Orlando, Portland, Sarasota Bradenton and Vero Beach and among others. The airline operates regular flights to and around the east coast of the US.
Hub: Portland International Jetport
Elite Airways Check-in Information
Check in online
Online check-in is available on the airline website. It opens between 24 to 3 hours prior to scheduled departure time. Please prepare your passport and the booking reference for check-in.
Airport Check in
For domestic flights, check-in counter closes 30 minutes before departure (except for Newark. Newark check-in counters close one hour before the flight. For international flights, check-in counters close one hour before the flight.
We recommend you to arrive two hours before departure for domestic flights and three hours for international flights.
Elite Airways Baggage Policy
One carry-on baggage and a personal item are allowed onboard. These items have to fit under the seat or in the overhead lockers. Personal items could be objects like a purse, a laptop, a backpack, etc.
Overhead baggage should not exceed 56 x 36 x 23cm or 22 x 14 x 9in. Any baggage exceeding the weight or size limit wouldn't be accepted by the airline as hand baggage, you may be asked to transport as checked baggage.
You are entitled to one free checked baggage. Excess baggage can be purchased with booking with Alternative Airlines. Checked baggage cannot exceed 32kg/50lb in weight. Any baggage exceeding 32kg/71lbs would not be accepted by the airline due to international health and safety regulations.
If you have any questions regarding excess baggage, please contact our customer service team.