PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. February 23, 2013 - Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today celebrates the inauguration of low-cost, nonstop flights between Plattsburgh and Fort Myers / Punta Gorda. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer fares as low as $110* one way between the two cities.
"We are pleased to announce another affordable and convenient travel option for residents of the Plattsburgh and Montreal region," said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President. "Our vacation packages and nonstop service to a number of Florida vacation destinations and Las Vegas have been very popular with area residents. We are confident these communities will appreciate our affordable, nonstop service to Fort Myers, as well as take advantage of the value of booking hotel rooms, car rentals and attractions through us."
"Clinton County welcomes non-stop service between Plattsburgh and Fort Myers, a popular North Country destination. The addition of Fort Myers service points to the strength of the Plattsburgh/Montreal market and we look forward to the continued partnership between Allegiant and the Plattsburgh International Airport and the pursuit of future growth opportunities," said Chris Kreig, Manager of Plattsburgh International Airport.
"This new service to Punta Gorda opens up a whole new region of Florida to affordable access for the people of northern New York, Quebec and Vermont, as well as our friends in eastern Ontario," states Garry Douglas, President of the North Country Chamber of Commerce. "Plattsburgh was already the sun and fun airport for the greater Montreal-Plattsburgh-Burlington market, and now another beautiful and popular region of Florida is an affordable, non-stop flight away."
The new flights will operate twice weekly between Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG) and Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). For flight schedules and reservations please visit allegiant.com.
Catering perfectly to a personal, romantic or family getaway, Fort Myers features exquisite beach-front dining, exotic wildlife and a wide variety of recreation in the warm, pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Punta Gorda Airport is centrally located midway between the white-sand beaches of Fort Myers shore and Sarasota's tropical island communities. Allegiant partners with many of the area's most exciting hotel properties, provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car, and offers great deals on activities such as dinner and ocean exploration cruises.
About the $110* one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by March 2, 2013, for travel by August 13, 2013.For baggage fees, please visit allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.
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