Allegiant Begins Nonstop Service to Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico Tourism Co. Director Ingrid I. Rivera Rocafort announced Wednesday the launch of Las Vegas-based Allegiant airline’s flights from three stateside airports to Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport starting Wednesday.
The three new routes connect San Juan with the Sanford-Orlando International Airport in Florida, the Pittsburgh International Airport in Philadelphia and the Cincinnati International Airport in Kentucky.
“The expansion of Allegiant into Puerto Rico solidifies its position as a Caribbean access hub with reliable and convenient flight options for travelers,” Rocafort said in the written announcement. “We are confident our partnership with Allegiant will continue to stimulate demand and open new opportunities for Puerto Rico in the United States and beyond.”
The new service is expected to bring more than 37,000 visitors to the San Juan area annually.
“We are pleased to begin our first scheduled service into the Caribbean via San Juan with new nonstop service from three major cities,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer adds in the company’s release. “Puerto Rico is a top vacation destination for travelers, and we anticipate our new, affordable nonstop service will be very popular.”
Nonstop service from Muñoz Marín Airport (SJU) to:
- Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) – begins Dec. 14 with fares starting at $69
- Cincinnati International Airport (CVG) – begins Dec. 17, 2016 with fares starting at $79
- Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) – begins Dec. 17, 2016 with fares starting at $79