Published on : Friday, June 3, 2016
Allegiant today launches new, nonstop service from Belleville, Illinois via MidAmerica St. Louis Airport to Destin / Fort Walton Beach. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $82.*
“Destin / Fort Walton Beach is one of our newest destinations, and we’re very excited to give St. Louis area travelers an opportunity to visit the Florida Panhandle,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. “Anticipation has been building in St. Louis, and we’re very pleased to answer the demand for low-fare flights with our convenient, nonstop routes.”
New seasonal service from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport to Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) will operate twice weekly through October 16, 2016. The new route will bring nearly 9,000 additional visitors to the area. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can only be found at Allegiant.com.
“We are thrilled to have a direct connection to St. Louis, and our communities stand ready to welcome the great folks from the area to our sugar white sand beaches on the Emerald Coast,” said Tracy Stage, airports director, Okaloosa County Airports.
“The excitement around this day has been building for months in Destin / Fort Walton Beach. I wouldn’t be surprised to see our terminal packed with greeters and travelers who want to share in this welcomed arrival,” said Ed Schroeder, Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau director. “There are thousands who live here that can’t wait to serve our beach hospitality to hundreds now arriving each day. We welcome you now and will welcome you back for many years to come.”
Allegiant’s innovative business model has allowed it to grow from one plane and one route to offering access to low-cost flights in over 100 cities nationwide, more than any other domestic low-cost carrier. Allegiant passengers can enjoy unique savings by bundling their air, hotel, car and even activity and attraction reservations together for less.