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CHS welcomes Allegiant Airlines April 4

Allegiant Airlines today announced three new nonstop, seasonal routes between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Cincinnati, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh with one-way fares on the new routes as low as $48.*

A319-Allegiant.jpg“We’re thrilled to bring our unique brand of ultra-low-cost, nonstop travel to Charleston,” said Lukas Johnson Allegiant senior vice president of commercial. “Charleston offers beautiful scenery and an authentic Southern charm that we know our passengers will enjoy, and we’re so excited to be the new carrier of choice to this amazing city.”

With the addition of Allegiant Airlines and Frontier Airlines in February (service to Denver and Philadelphia/Chicago starting in May), the Charleston region will have nonstop service available to 25 airports and 21 cities. 

The new seasonal routes from Charleston International Airport (CHS) include:
  • Pittsburgh via Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) – beginning April 4, 2018 with fares as low as $48.*
  • Cincinnati via Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) – beginning April 5, 2018 with fares as low as $48.*
  • Indianapolis via Indianapolis International Airport (IND) – beginning April 6, 2018 with fares as low as $49.*
The new nonstop routes will operate twice weekly and will bring nearly 30,000 passengers to Charleston from those three cities, contributing to visitor spending in the local economy. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at

“We are pleased to welcome Allegiant to Charleston International Airport, one of America’s fastest growing airports. The addition of these three new important cities to our expanding network of nonstop markets will help to ensure another year of record passengers traveling to and from our region,” said Paul G. Campbell Jr., executive director and CEO of the Charleston County Aviation Authority. “Allegiant’s unique business model will make air travel a realistic option for more people in our area.”

Helen Hill, chief executive officer of Explore Charleston, said the entire hospitality industry welcomes Allegiant to the Charleston area.

"Allegiant will offer the convenience of nonstop service to the good people of Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Cincinnati, so they can learn firsthand the appeal of Charleston,” she said. “We strongly believe that expanded air service from new nonstop cities will allow our industry to grow responsibly, while offering local residents an obvious benefit.” 

Allegiant offers a unique option to Charleston-bound travelers with low base airfare and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.

*About the introductory one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Jan. 11, 2018 for travel by Aug.14, 2018. See for details. For optional services and baggage fees, please visit Additional restrictions may apply.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms and rental cars. All can be purchased only through the company website, Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown to over 80 aircraft and more than 300 routes across the country with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. 

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