updated: 5/15/2012 12:14:02 PM
Summer flights between Fort Wayne and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina resume this week. The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority says there will be two non-stop flights a week between the cities starting Thursday.
May 15, 2012
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Non-stop service to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has returned for the summer! Airport Authority officials are pleased to welcome back Allegiant’s service between Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) and Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) beginning Thursday, May 17, 2012.
“Allegiant has been a great partner in providing seasonal vacation destinations for the area’s travelers,” said Scott Hinderman, Executive Director of Airports. “Myrtle Beach is an excellent place to take a vacation. With hundreds of fun activities and golf courses to enjoy, we hope the Fort Wayne community will take advantage of this great service once again this summer.”
Allegiant will operate two flights per week, departing FWA at 3:40 p.m. on Thursdays and Sundays and arriving at MYR at 5:15 p.m. Return service will depart MYR at 6 p.m., arriving into FWA at approximately 7:40 p.m.
In addition to Myrtle Beach service, Allegiant also recently introduced service to Punta Gorda, Florida, located near Fort Myers. Orlando and Tampa Bay, Florida are also among the airline’s non-stop vacation destinations. For flight availability and fares, contact Allegiant at 702-505-8888 or visit their website at www.allegiant.com.
About Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority (FWACAA) was created in 1985 and is responsible for managing the Fort Wayne International Airport and Smith Field. Since FWACAA’s inception, Fort Wayne International Airport has undergone an aggressive improvement plan which included expansion of the terminal and parking areas, upgrades to the runways, and the creation of an Air Trade Center and Foreign Trade Zone to promote economic development in Northeast Indiana. As a result of FWACAA’s commitment to customer service, Fort Wayne International Airport was recognized by USA Today as one of the friendliest airports in the nation. The Authority is governed by a six–member board appointed by both the Mayor of Fort Wayne and the Allen County Commissioners. For more information about the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority, visit www.FWAirport.com.
Source: Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority