Allegiant to add new flights from RDU to Puerto Rico, Cincinnati

Lynette Rowe
June 20, 2017

The service from Norfolk International Airport to Orlando Sanford International Airport will begin November 17, with one-way fares as low as $39.

Low-cost airline Allegiant Air announced Tuesday that it will add a twice weekly seasonal flight to San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport starting December 15 for as low as $64 one way.

The low-priced carrier will begin year-round service to Orlando/Sanford on November 16 and to Fort Myers/Punta Gorda beginning on November 17. The flight to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will begin October 4 and is seasonal. Allegiant says its introductory fares will be available only one way and will not apply to all flights.

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"We welcome Allegiant and value their partnership in providing nonstop service from Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to the Orlando market", Gov. Phil Bryant said in a news release from Allegiant.

Delta Air Lines is the only airline that already offers nonstop flights from RDU to Cincinnati.

The new, year-round routes are projected to bring more than 33,000 additional visitors to Las Vegas annually, officials with the Las Vegas-based budget carrier said.

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