News Release Provided by Allegiant: 


PUNTA GORDA, Fla. Nov. 12, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD), from Richmond, Virginia via Richmond International Airport (RIC) beginning Feb. 13, 2020. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $65.*

“We are excited to announce that our service to the Punta Gorda Airport continues to expand to yet another city,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We know this route will be highly sought after by travelers looking for a warm winter getaway.”

The new seasonal flights will operate twice weekly and bring an additional 15,000 travelers to Charlotte County. With the addition of this new route, Allegiant will now serve 47 cities from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at

“We’re delighted that Allegiant is adding the history-rich capital of Virginia to PGD’s growing list of destinations,” said Punta Gorda Airport CEO James W. Parish. “Our community looks forward to inviting new visitors from Richmond to experience Punta Gorda and Englewood Beach.”

*About the introductory one-way fares:

Seats and dates are limited and fares are not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Nov. 13, 2019 for travel by Aug. 15, 2020. Price displayed includes taxes, carrier charges & government fees. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Optional baggage charges and additional restrictions may apply. For more details, optional services and baggage fees, please visit


 Allegiant Travel Company 

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is an integrated travel company with an airline at its heart, focused on connecting customers with premier leisure experiences – from vacations to hometown family entertainment. Since 1999, Allegiant Air has linked travelers in small-to-medium cities to world-class vacation destinations with all-nonstop flights and industry-low average fares. Today, Allegiant serves more than 450 routes across the country, with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. Allegiant’s Sunseeker Resorts subsidiary is currently under construction with its inaugural resort property, Sunseeker Resort Charlotte Harbor in Southwest Florida – a unique waterside integrated resort like no other. And a growing group of Allegiant Nonstop family entertainment centers offer state-of-the art indoor games and attractions to thrill seekers of all ages. For more information, visit us at Media information, including photos, is available at


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