PUNTA GORDA, FL (March 7, 2018) – The Punta Gorda Airport is pleased to announce that Allegiant will offer nonstop airline service to Nashville, Tennessee to begin June 7, 2018. With this addition of service to the Nashville International Airport (BNA), Allegiant now has nonstop service to forty-one cities from the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD).PGD to BNA

The new year-round route will operate twice weekly from Nashville International Airport (BNA). The new flights will bring nearly 20,000 additional visitors to the area. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.

“We are pleased that Allegiant’s presence in Charlotte County has continued to grow,” said James W. Parish, Punta Gorda Airport CEO. “Allegiant’s partnership at the Punta Gorda Airport is not only about adding destinations, but about investments that will help improve services, create more efficiencies and increase economic growth for Charlotte County.”

The Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) agrees that Nashville is an excellent destination to add to Allegiant’s growing number of non-stop routes from Punta Gorda.

“Our local residents will be excited to take advantage of low fares to visit Nashville’s historical, cultural and musical attractions,” said CCAA Board Secretary/Treasurer Kathleen Coppola. “We look forward to welcoming new visitors from Tennessee to experience Charlotte Harbor’s natural environment, recreational opportunities and charm.”

Allegiant, the company known for its ultra-low fares, is offering one-way fares for as low as $48.*

*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 March 8, 2018 for travel by Nov. 4, 2018. For optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.

About Punta Gorda Airport
The Charlotte County Airport Authority, governed by five elected commissioners, owns and operates the Punta Gorda Airport, located at 28000 Airport Road, five minutes east of I-75, Exit 161. The Airport Authority is a nontaxing entity and operates as an enterprise fund, totally supported by revenue generated from its operations, including rental car concession, parking, fuel sales and hangar, building and land leases. In 2016, the Airport Authority was awarded Florida Department of Transportation’s Outstanding Commercial Service Airport of the Year Award in recognition of Punta Gorda Airport’s superior achievement. Punta Gorda Airport provides quick and easy access to Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Sarasota, Naples, Punta Gorda, Englewood and all of Southwest Florida. For more information, visit www.flypgd.com.