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Economic Development Business Brief

2019-01-18T14:50:00+00:00

Reaching new heights, breaking new ground, blazing new trails Economic development continues to bloom in beautiful Charlotte County. In this issue of EDP Business Brief, you’ll learn how Punta Gorda Airport continues to reach new heights. You can read about a company that just broke ground here. And how a new grant from the state of Florida will help Charlotte County blaze extraordinary new trails in workforce development. Sign up for the EDP Newsletter Here. Return to PGD BUZZ

Economic Development Business Brief 2019-01-18T14:50:00+00:00

Allegiant Kicks off 3 New Routes from PGD!

2018-11-19T10:22:44+00:00

News Release provided by Allegiant:  PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Nov. 14, 2018 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week begins new service to Fort Myers / Punta Gorda from three new cities: Appleton, Wisconsin; Omaha, Nebraska and Syracuse, New York. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $68.* “We’re thrilled to continue our growth in southwest Florida via Punta Gorda Airport,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We’ve seen great travel demand for the area, and we’re happy to [...]

Allegiant Kicks off 3 New Routes from PGD! 2018-11-19T10:22:44+00:00

CEO Column – Relationship with Allegiant is Fruitful

2019-01-08T09:09:48+00:00

Column by Punta Gorda Airport CEO James W. Parish, P.E. CHARLOTTE SUN (July 23, 2018) – Record- breaking passenger numbers. New air service destinations. Streamlined roadway connections to U.S. 17. People are talking about Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), what it means to us now and what it means for our community’s future. PGD’s mission is simple: serving the community and business through aviation. We’re home to 400 general aviation aircraft, flight schools and dozens of aviation and non-aviation businesses. PGD is run by a 85-person staff and governed by the Charlotte County Airport Authority — a non-taxing entity overseen by five [...]

CEO Column – Relationship with Allegiant is Fruitful 2019-01-08T09:09:48+00:00