Allegiant Air Announces New Nonstop Air
Service to Orlando
September 6, 2006
Kinston , NC —Low-cost airline Allegiant Air, LLC announces today new,
nonstop jet service to the fun and sun of Orlando , Fla. from Kinston , N.C.
beginning Nov 10. The low-fare carrier will celebrate the convenient new service
to the Sunshine State , with introductory fares as low as $49 each way, when
booked at www.allegiantair.com .
The self-proclaimed “Official Airline for Sunshine” will launch the
new scheduled service from Kinston Regional Jetport to Orlando Sanford International
Airport with complete vacation packages including roundtrip air and three-night
hotel stay for as low as $167. (Price is per person, based on three-night hotel
stay at the Rodeway Inn-Maingate, double occupancy and reflects a Friday departure.)
“We are extremely pleased to extend the Allegiant brand of low-fare,
nonstop jet service to the Kinston community,” Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant
Air president & CEO, said. “This is an exciting new addition for our
airline and our customers.”
The new flights will operate twice weekly, with service Monday and Friday.
Flights will depart the Kinston Regional Jetport at 4:15 p.m. arriving in Orlando
Sanford International Airport at 5:50 p.m. Flights leaving Orlando will depart
at 2:05 p.m. arriving in Kinston at 3:40 p.m. (all flight times are local.)
“All of us at the N.C. Global TransPark are delighted that Allegiant
will be offering flights out of the Kinston Regional Jetport,” Darlene
Waddell, Executive Director of the N.C. Global TransPark Authority, said. “More
flight connections are good for our tenants, our community and the prospective
tenants looking at what the GTP has to offer.”
at the Kinston Regional Jetport are welcomed by everyone on the airport staff,” Don
Howard, Director of Airport Operations, said. “We have a very fine facility
here and it is gratifying to see Allegiant using it in support of our region.”
The airline said that its market research and input from local community
leaders indicate the Kinston community will welcome the new nonstop flights and
low fares to Orlando as an alternative connecting flights and long drives to
other airports. Allegiant will utilize 150-seat, MD-80 series, jet-aircraft on
The Allegiant Vacations division of the company will offer low-cost packages
with 21 of Orlando 's most exciting hotel properties and three in Daytona Beach
. Partner properties include the Swan, The Dolphin, The Hilton in Lake Buena
Vista and the Radisson Parkway . Low-cost packages are available to include hotel,
car and amusement park tickets for additional savings.
Reservations may be made through the company's website at www.allegiantair.com ,
the airline's Reservations Center at 702-505-8888 or professional travel agents.
Allegiant's $49 one-way introductory fare is limited, not available on all flights
and must be purchased by Sept. 30, 2006, for travel through Jan. 31, 2007. After
the introductory fare period, regular one-way fares on the route start as low
as $79 one-way.