Allegiant Air, a Las Vegas-based low-cost air carrier, has entered the Lexington market, offering nonstop jet service to Florida.
The airline will begin service to Orlando Sanford International Airport – located midway between Daytona Beach and Orlando – on Nov. 6; flights from Lexington to St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport will begin Nov. 7.
The Orlando service will operate on Thursdays and Sundays, while flights to St. Petersburg/Clearwater will operate on Mondays and Fridays.
Allegiant will utilize MD-80 jets, which seat 150, on both routes. Regular one-way fares will begin at $89.