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Airline adds new nonstop service to Houston, Chicago

Allegiant Air continues to add flights to region.

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  • | 9:31 p.m. August 27, 2020
Courtesy. Allegiant Air is the dominant carrier at Punta Gorda Airport.
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PUNTA GORDA — Allegiant Air, continuing to expand its service in the region, announced two new nonstop flights from Punta Gorda Airport in Charlotte County, one to Houston and one to Chicago.

The new seasonal nonstop routes will operate twice weekly, according to a statement, beginning Nov. 20. The flights to Houston will be William P. Hobby Airport, under the call letters HOU, while the flights to Chicago will be to Chicago Midway International Airport, MDW, the release adds.

“Southwest Floridians will be thrilled to fly with ease from Punta Gorda into these major metropolitan areas,” Punta Gorda Airport CEO James Parish says in the statement. “These new routes mark Allegiant’s first flight from PGD into the great state of Texas, and will connect thousands of Chicago residents to our sunny beaches and outdoor paradise.” 

Allegiant also recently announced it will be adding nonstop flights from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport to Boston’s Logan International Airport, also in mid-November. 




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