PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Aug. 21, 2018 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces the start of new service to Fort Myers / Punta Gorda, Florida with four new nonstop routes from: Albany, New York; Appleton, Wisconsin; Omaha, Nebraska; and Syracuse, New York. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $49.*
“We’re thrilled to grow again in one of our most popular destinations—Southwest Florida,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We are sure that travelers in these four cities will take advantage of our convenient, friendly service to enjoy all that this beautiful region has to offer.”
New seasonal routes to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) include:
- Omaha, Nebraska via Eppley Airfield (OMA) – beginning Nov. 14, 2018 with fares as low as $49.*
- Syracuse, New York via Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) – beginning Nov. 15, 2018 with fares as low as $69.*
- Appleton, Wisconsin via Appleton International Airport (ATW) – beginning Nov. 16, 2018 with fares as low as $59.*
New year-round route to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) includes:
- Albany, New York via Albany International Airport (ALB) – beginning Dec. 13, 2018 with fares as low as $59.*
The new seasonal routes will operate twice weekly and the year-round route will operate three times a week. These routes are expected to bring more than 56,000 new visitors contributing to the local economy and visitor spending in the area. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
“We are excited that Allegiant is bringing Punta Gorda air service to four new cities in New York, Nebraska and Wisconsin,” said Charlotte County Airport Authority Commissioner Kathleen Coppola. “Allegiant’s partnership continues to encourage tourism expenditures and grow our local economy through new community investments, jobs and improvements at PGD.”
Allegiant offers a unique option to Florida-bound travelers with low base airfare and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.
*About the introductory one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Aug. 22, 2018 for travel by Feb. 28, 2019. For more details, optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms and rental cars. All can be purchased only through the company website, Allegiant.com. Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown to over 80 aircraft and more than 300 routes across the country with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/iiFa303wrtF.
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