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 provide our ultra-low-cost style of travel to these three communities.”
New seasonal routes to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) include:
1. Omaha, Nebraska via Eppley Airfield (OMA) – beginning Nov. 14, 2018 with fares as low as $68.*
2. Syracuse, New York via Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) – beginning Nov. 15, 2018 with fares as low as $79.*
3. Appleton, Wisconsin via Appleton International Airport (ATW) – beginning Nov. 16, 2018 with fares as low as $104.*
These three new routes are expected to bring in nearly 27,000 new visitors annually to southwest Florida contributing to visitor spending and the local economy. With the addition of these new routes, Allegiant will now serve 42 nonstop routes to PGD. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
“We’re excited about the addition of these three new seasonal routes to Punta Gorda Airport’s flight schedule in mid-November,” said Punta Gorda Airport CEO James Parish. “PGD and our community partners are gearing up for several busy months of seasonal visitors and property owners looking to enjoy the warmth of southwest Florida.”
“Punta Gorda / Englewood Beach is excited to welcome Allegiant’s new routes to Punta Gorda from Appleton, Omaha and Syracuse,” said Sean Doherty, Punta Gorda / Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau interim director of tourism. “Although our area’s popularity as a vacation destination has steadily increased in recent years, there are still many around the country who are not aware of our hidden gem here in southwest Florida. Opening up direct connections to these markets will help us promote our unique vacation product to these potential visitors. We look forward to telling our story to all three of these markets.”
Allegiant offers a unique option to southwest Florida-bound travelers with low base fares and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.
*About the introductory one-way fares:
Seats and dates are limited and fares are not available on all flights. Flights from PGD to OMA must be purchased by 11/16/2018 for travel by 2/28/2019. Flights from PGD to SYR must be purchased by 11/17/2018 for travel by 2/21/2019. Flights from PGD to ATW must be purchased by 11/18/2018 for travel by 1/31/2019. Optional baggage charges and additional restrictions may apply. For more details, optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com.
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: https://gofly.us/ToZT30iauev.
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