Get ready to pack your bags, Allegiant Air is now offering nine new routes ahead of the holidays

Get ready to pack your bags, Allegiant Air is now offering nine new routes ahead of the holidays
Allegiant Air offers nine new routes at SRQ Airport

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Big news out of Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport where you will have more flight options!

Allegiant Air is adding nine new routes. The new routes is bringing in a bulk of business and customers into the the airport.

Allegiant’s Public Relations Specialist Zach Kramer says travelers can now start booking before the holidays.

“These are all non-stop ultra low cost flights that are going to be twice weekly and year round”, says Kramer.

New routes will go to a list of destinations including:

  • Asheville, North Carolina via Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) - beginning Feb. 22, 2019
  • Baltimore via Baltimore / Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) - beginning Feb. 22, 2019
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania via Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) - beginning April 3, 2019
  • Syracuse, New York via Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) - beginning April 3, 2019
  • Cleveland via Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) - beginning April 4, 2019
  • Columbus, Ohio via Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) - beginning April 4, 2019
  • Richmond, Virginia via Richmond International Airport (RIC) - beginning April 4, 2019
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan via Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) - beginning April 5, 2019
  • Nashville, Tennessee via Nashville International Airport (BNA) - beginning April 5, 2019

The additional new routes will draw nearly 160,000 new travelers to SRQ Airport, causing a big economic boost and a few million dollars being poured into the airport.

“We’re expecting tens of thousands of new travelers into the area. Really we’ve seen the demand for these flights. Sarasota Bradenton is a beautiful area , so many people want to come here to experience everything it has to offer”, says Kramer.

Over the last 12 months non- stop flights have more than doubled.

The airports’s President and CEO, Rick Piccolo, says a few months ago there were only 17 non-stop routes and now they’ll be 26 with the addition of new routes.

One way fares on new routes will start as low as $45.

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