Honor Flight Austin gives WWII, Korean, Vietnam, and Cold War veterans “A Trip of a Lifetime!”
AUSTIN, TX —The landmark 75th trip for Honor Flight Austin that will take 42
World War II, Korean Conflict, Vietnam War/Era, and Cold War veterans on a “Trip
of a Lifetime” to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials that honor their service.
Matt Mathias, Chairman of Honor Flight Austin, stated, “The central Texas
community loves and supports its veterans. Through their donations, Honor Flight
Austin has hit the landmark of taking its 75th flight to Washington DC to pay tribute
to our heroes.”
The SABOT Development Honor Flight departs on Friday, September 16th. SABOT
Development is a generous supporter of Honor Flight Austin and Jim Young,
CCIM, the Managing Partner of Sabot Development is a second-generation,
former Army Armor officer.
The flight is scheduled to depart from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on
Friday, September 16, 2022, at 12:40 p.m. for arrival at Ronald Reagan National
Airport at 4:45 p.m. The 42 veterans will return on Saturday, September 17th
arriving in Austin at 8:15 p.m. The flight is operated by Southwest Airlines.
Honor Flight Austin celebrates its 10th Anniversary this year. Honor Flight Austin
trips are made possible at no cost to the veterans through donations.
All guardians and veterans traveling on Honor Flight Austin flights will comply with
all TSA, City, and State requirements regarding COVID.
Honor Flight Austin accepts applications from World War II and Korean War
veterans residing anywhere in Texas. As well as Vietnam, and Cold War veterans
(that served between December 1941 and May 1975) that reside in the 14
surrounding counties of Austin, Texas. For more information and applications,
please visit www.honorflightaustin.org
For press access at ABIA or interviews, please contact:
Chairman – Honor Flight Austin
CEO – Honor Flight Austin