Allegiant Announces Non-Stop Flights Between Niagara Falls and Southwest Florida Coast

April 10, 2012 Updated Apr 10, 2012 at 11:18 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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Allegiant Announces Non-Stop Flights Between Niagara Falls and Southwest Florida Coast

April 10, 2012 Updated Apr 10, 2012 at 11:18 AM EDT

Niagara Falls, N.Y. (WKBW release) -- Allegiant on Tuesday announced new, nonstop jet service between Niagara Falls and Southwest Florida, beginning June 29.

According to a news release:

“We have been able to grow rapidly in Niagara Falls and have been very pleased with how popular our vacation offerings have been with area residents. We're excited to offer yet another affordable and convenient way for Niagara Falls and southern Ontario residents to get away to Florida,” Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. “We are confident the community will appreciate the value of flying nonstop to Southwest Florida and the great deals we offer on vacation packages.”

“We are extremely pleased that Allegiant is once again expanding its coverage with new nonstop flights to Punta Gorda, Fla.,” said Henry M. Sloma, Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority acting chairman. “This destination is popular with our customers and I’m confident they will find favor with Allegiant’s low fares and efficient, friendly service.”

The new flights will operate twice weekly between Niagara Falls International Airport and Punta Gorda Airport, beginning June 29, 2012. This announcement comes just days after Allegiant announced new, nonstop service between Niagara Falls and Ft. Lauderdale. Punta Gorda will be the fourth nonstop Florida destination served by Allegiant out of Niagara Falls International Airport. Allegiant also has nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and St. Petersburg / Clearwater, Fla.

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