Allegiant Air to begin service at MSP to 2 states – Minneapolis Star Tribune

https://www.startribune.com/allegiant-air-lands-at-msp-will-offer-service-to-florida-n-c/600073222/


0

Allegiant Air will become the 18th airline to serve Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this fall when the budget carrier begins nonstop service to two destinations in Florida and one in North Carolina.

Beginning Oct. 7, Allegiant will start year-round service between Minneapolis and Asheville, N.C., and seasonal service between Minneapolis and Palm Beach, Fla. Year-round service to Punta Gorda, Fla., will begin on Oct 8.

“We welcome Allegiant Air and are excited to have MSP join its network of airports and destinations,” said Brian Ryks, CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, which operates MSP. “This new service is another sign of a strong recovery in the aviation industry, particularly in the domestic leisure travel market.”

Allegiant Air also will have a one-time, $83 flight from MSP to Los Angeles to take Vikings fans to the Nov. 14 game at SoFi Stadium.

The new nonstop routes to North Carolina and Florida will operate twice weekly, the airline said.

To introduce the new flights, the airline will offer tickets for $49 each way if they are purchased by Wednesday and travel is completed by Feb. 14.

It was not immediately known which terminal at MSP the airline will operate out of, said MAC spokesman Jeff Lea.

The airline’s arrival comes as MSP is seeing more travelers. The airport set a single-day pandemic-era record of 31,500 passengers passing through TSA checkpoints on June 13, according to the MAC.

Airlines are operating 404 daily departures to 185 destinations during June and are scheduled to operate 421 daily departures from MSP in July, the commission said.

Tim Harlow • 612-673-7768


Like it? Share with your friends!

0

0 Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Choose A Format
Personality quiz
Series of questions that intends to reveal something about the personality
Trivia quiz
Series of questions with right and wrong answers that intends to check knowledge
Poll
Voting to make decisions or determine opinions
Story
Formatted Text with Embeds and Visuals
List
The Classic Internet Listicles
Countdown
The Classic Internet Countdowns
Open List
Submit your own item and vote up for the best submission
Ranked List
Upvote or downvote to decide the best list item
Meme
Upload your own images to make custom memes
Video
Youtube, Vimeo or Vine Embeds
Audio
Soundcloud or Mixcloud Embeds
Image
Photo or GIF
Gif
GIF format