Flint Bishop Airport gets new route, has 24-hour sale

Allegiant (SBG File Photo)

Flint Bishop International Airport and Allegiant Airlines have announced a new route to Sarasota, Florida starting in November.

However, right now through August 14th, travelers can get tickets as low as $69 on Allegiant's website.

This new seasonal route will run twice every week. Sarasota marks the fifth city Allegiant travels to from Flint.

The Vice President of Planning and Revenue for Allegiant, Drew Wells, said in a statement, “We know local area residents will enjoy our convenient, affordable service to get away to beautiful southwest Florida this winter.”

Nino Sapone, Flint Bishop's Deputy Director, was excited to offer this new route, "This is the first time in the history of our airport that we have been able to provide our passengers with nonstop service to this region of Florida’s Gulf Coast"