Savannah airport to announce new carrier

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A big announcement is set for Tuesday at the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport.

A new airline will start flying into Savannah starting in November. Airport officials won't say which carrier, but they are confirming it will be a low fare airline.

"It's a pretty long process and this is one of the carriers that we've been speaking to for a pretty long while," said Lori Lynah, Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport. "We've been talking to several different carriers and finally we're going to be able to make an announcement tomorrow that I think people will be really happy about."

A news conference is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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