From an Allegiant Air Press Release:
Allegiant Celebrates New Nonstop Service from Asheville to Tampa/St. Petersburg
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Allegiant today celebrates new, nonstop jet service between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer introductory fares for as low as $79.99* one way.
“We are pleased to add Tampa / St. Pete as another affordable, convenient destination option for Asheville residents,” said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President. “Our vacation packages and nonstop service to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale have been very popular with area residents. We are confident the community will appreciate the convenience of flying nonstop to Tampa / St. Pete and the value of bundling their air, hotel and car rental reservation together.”
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Allegiant’s newest route from Asheville to St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport,” said Lew Bleiweis, A.A.E., Executive Director at AVL. “Allegiant Travel Company is an excellent partner that not only provides low-cost flight options to Florida, but also great deals on vacation packages. The Tampa Bay area is a desirable location for western North Carolina travelers.”
The new flights will operate two times a week between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE). Flight days and times can be found at allegiant.com.
With an average of 361 days of sunshine each year, the Tampa Bay and St. Pete-Clearwater areas are the perfect escape for travelers. Allegiant partners with more than 20 of the area’s most exciting hotel properties, provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car, and offers great deals on activities such as dinner and ocean exploration cruises. Asheville travelers can book their entire Tampa / St. Pete vacation for less by visiting allegiant.com.
About the $79.99 one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by June 13, 2013, for travel by October 28, 2013. For baggage fees, please visit allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.