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Tunica to Destin flights offered

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) - Atlanta-based Vision Airlines on Thursday launched nonstop service between Tunica Municipal Airport and Northwest Florida International Airport in Destin-Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

Tunica officials say they hope the lure of a low-cost vacation travel option will generate increased business at area casinos and tourist attractions from people passing through.

The airline will offer five flights a week between Tunica and Destin.

The new routes by Vision will bolster traffic that has grown steadily at the airport, built in 2003 largely to serve the area's casino industry.

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