What: Join Pittsburgh International Airport, Allegiant Air officials and community leaders as they announce two more nonstop destinations to leisure markets. The announcement will bring the number of airports served nonstop from PIT to 73, nearly doubling the destinations served over the past three years. The announcement will increase Allegiant’s nonstop offerings to 11 markets. Allegiant continues to base two aircraft at PIT, employing more than 50 people.
When: Tuesday, Jan. 9, 10:30 a.m.
Where: Pittsburgh International Airport, Landside Terminal, Ticketing Level (Near Allegiant Ticket Counter)
Who: Interview opportunities include Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Pittsburgh International Airport CEO Christina Cassotis and airline officials.
Parking: Media may park in the courier lot but must notify Alyson Walls if vehicle is unmarked.
About Allegheny County Airport Authority: Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region. Its 2016 Annual Report detailing growth and improved financial position can be found at flypittsburgh.com/AR16.
Pittsburgh International Airport serves nearly 9 million passengers annually on 17 carriers. During the past three years, the airport has increased its nonstop destinations more than 90 percent to include 73 airports. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast both named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2016. In addition, TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.