New nonstop flights from PTI to Fort Lauderdale announced


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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Officials with the Piedmont Triad International Airport announced Thursday that Allegiant Air will begin a new, nonstop low-fare flight service from PTI to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

The service will begin June 6 with twice-weekly flights from PTI on Thursdays and Sundays.

“We’re pleased to announce yet another affordable and convenient way for our Piedmont Triad customers to get away,” said Allegiant president Andrew Levy.

The flight time is estimated to be about two hours.

Allegiant is offering a special introductory, one-way fare of $64.99. Tickets must be purchased by midnight on Thursday, March 28, for travel through Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.

For more information on Ft. Lauderdale introductory fares or to enter to win tickets go to

With the new service, Allegiant now offers nonstop flights to three Fla. destinations from PTI each week, including Orlando Sanford International Airport and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

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