Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport, Wichita add a new round trip route, to and from the beach, just in time for the summer holidays.
From the first week of June, Allegiant Air offers flights to and from Destin-Fort Walton Beach in the Florida Panhandle, the airline announced Tuesday morning.
Flights to the Emerald Coast will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays starting June 5th.
Destin-Fort Walton Beach is located on the Emerald Coast in Florida, near the Air Force Armament Museum and Eglin Air Base. It places travelers between Pensacola and Panama City Beach.
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To celebrate this new route, Allegiant offers one-way fares starting at $ 59. Flights must be booked before February 13 to qualify for the introductory rate. Places and dates are limited. Tuesday night, the cost of one-way flights ranged from $ 59 to $ 133. Flights can only be booked on the Allegiant website, allégiantair.com.
"We are very excited to announce this brand new service from Wichita," said Drew Wells, Allegiant's Vice President of Planning and Revenue, in a press release. "We are sure that local travelers will enjoy our friendly, non-stop service and very low cost to enjoy all that the Emerald Coast has to offer."
Destin-Fort Walton Beach is the third route to Florida added by Allegiant, including Daytona Beach and Orlando. The airline also offers flights to Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Phoenix.
"We are delighted that Allegiant is adding services to this popular Florida destination," said Victor White, Airport Manager for the Wichita Airport Authority. "Our passengers like to go to Florida, they want an affordable vacation and they want to fly non-stop."