Allegiant Airlines to offer non-stop flights from South Bend to Sarasota

Marco Green
August 13, 2019

Bishop International Airport in Flint said new, direct flights to Sarasota, Fla., will start this fall.

This new seasonal route will operate twice weekly.

Flint Bishop Airport is adding a new destination to its route.

With the addition of this new route, Allegiant will now serve five cities from Bishop International Airport (FNT).

Flight days, times and rates can be found here. "We know area travelers will love having these convenient, affordable flights to get away to handsome southwest Florida".

MidAmerica Airport Director Tim Cantwell said the new route strengthens Allegiant's presence in Southern Illinois and will continue to grow the airport's customer base.

Passenger traffic at Sarasota-Bradenton set an all-time record for the month of June with 147,615 passengers traveling through the airport, and year-to-date passenger numbers are up almost 40 percent, making Sarasota-Bradenton the second-fastest growing airport in the country.

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