Allegiant Air airlines will launch operations in Memphis starting in May.
The low-cost air carrier
will initially offer non-stop flights twice weekly to Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, and Orlando.
To celebrate its arrival, the airline is offering travel deals
that could save customer hundreds of dollars on vacation packages and some one-way fares as low as $42.
The twice-weekly flights will start May 22 with tickets to Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport as low as $66, tickets to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport as low as $80, and tickets to Orlando Sanford International Airport as low as $42.
““The addition of Allegiant Air’’s low cost model to the Memphis market is a huge win for Memphis passengers and evidence of success in our quest for frequent and affordable air service,”” Scott Brockman, Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority president and CEO, said in a statement. “”These new nonstop flights to Las Vegas, Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale will undoubtedly be welcome options for our travelers and hopefully the start of many more service options in the future.””