PITTSBURGH (Jan. 10, 2017) — Allegiant today announces new nonstop service to Destin / Fort Walton Beach, Florida from Pittsburgh. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $42.*
“We’re very excited to announce new service to Destin today, adding to our continued growth in Pittsburgh,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. “We’re sure that local travelers will enjoy having the opportunity to conveniently get away to the Emerald Coast for less.”
The new seasonal flights begin May 31, 2017. The flights will operate twice weekly between Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). The flights will provide Pittsburgh area travelers with their only nonstop flight option to northwest Florida. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
The new route to Destin / Fort Walton Beach will be the tenth route served out of Pittsburgh. The company recently announced they will base a second aircraft at Pittsburgh International Airport, which became a base of operations in December of 2015.
“The addition of Destin, Florida makes 10 nonstop destinations for Allegiant from Pittsburgh International Airport, a key part of the airport’s recent air service success,” Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said. “We are happy to see Allegiant continue to grow in Pittsburgh, both through flights and the addition of jobs, as the airline capitalizes on the region’s thriving economy.”
“Allegiant’s continued expansion adds to the growing nonstop service available to leisure markets and marks the 68th nonstop destination available from Pittsburgh International,” Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis said. “Allegiant is an important partner, and the Pittsburgh region has welcomed these new flights since service began here two years ago.”
Allegiant offers a unique option to Pittsburgh travelers with low base fares and savings on rental cars, hotels and activity and attraction tickets. 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. Must be purchased by Jan. 13, 2017 for travel between May 31, 2017 and Aug. 15, 2017. Price displayed reflects purchase by debit card; purchase by credit card subject to surcharge not to exceed $8 each way per passenger. See Allegiant.com for details. For optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities 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, rental cars and attraction tickets. 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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