SARASOTA — Allegiant Airlines will add Boston’s Logan International Airport to its list of destinations served from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport in mid-November.
The destination, to be served twice weekly beginning Nov. 19, is the airline’s 22nd from the airport, under the call letters SRQ, according to a press release.
“We are excited to see that Allegiant is adding nonstop service between Boston and the Sarasota-Bradenton area," says Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport President and CEO Rick Piccolo in the statement. “With Allegiant’s ultra-low-cost fares and nonstop flights, travelers will now have a quick, convenient, and inexpensive way to travel between these high-demand destinations. We look forward to welcoming this new route just before the holiday season.”
SRQ passenger traffic increased 18% from 52,845 passengers in June to 62,405 passengers in July. Year-over-year figures for July show traffic at SRQ is down 57.6%, the release states. Year-to-date figures show airport passenger traffic is down 32% with 776,430 passengers using the airport so far this year.