Published on : Monday, January 2, 2017
The director of the Tourism Company of Puerto Rico (PRTC), Ingrid I. Rivera Rocafort announced the arrival of Allegiant Air line to the Caribbean with direct flights from three major airports East coast of the United States to the International Airport Luis Muñoz Marín beginning from the 14 of December.
The three new routes will connect the city of San Juan with Sanford-Orlando International Airport (SFB) located in the state of Florida, Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) in Philadelphia and Cincinnati International Airport (CVG) in Kentucky. “Allegiant’s arrival in Puerto Rico continues to strengthen the island’s position as the hub of the Caribbean by increasing the flight options and schedules available to those looking for an unforgettable Caribbean vacation,” said the Executive Director of the CTPR. “We are confident that this new alliance with Allegiant Air will continue to stimulate demand for travel to the Island and open new markets in the US and international markets.”
Jude Brincket, Allegiant’s chief operating officer added, “We are very pleased to begin our first flights to the Caribbean via San Juan from three major cities in the United States. Puerto Rico is a very popular destination among travelers and we anticipate that the new non-stop service will be in high demand. ”
Solidifying the role of Puerto Rico as a hub of the Caribbean region by attracting the arrival of new airlines and creating new flight options between Puerto Rico and national and international destinations has been one of the main strategies of the Tourism Company to promote the Island as a five star destination easily accessible for all types of travelers. “The flights Allegiant combined with the fact that US citizens do not need a passport to travel to the island, provide an attractive option to potential visitors making Puerto Rico even more attractive to those seeking a holiday in the Caribbean , ” concluded the Holder of Tourism.