Allegiant Air offering flights from BWI

Posted at 10:11 PM, Jan 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-12 22:11:51-05

Allegiant Air is now offering round trip service to six cities from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.

The destinations are Asheville, North Carolina; Cincinnati, Ohio; Knoxville, Tennessee; Lexington, Kentucky; Savannah, Georgia; and Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

Service from Cinannati and Savannah will be year-round beginning April 29. Flights from Asheville, Knoxville, Lexington and Tulsa will be seasonal, beginning in May and early June. 

"We welcome Allegiant as an excellent addition to BWI Marshall Airport," said chief executive offer of BWI Marshall, Ricky Smith. "Allegiant will help grow tourism in our market, while adding low airfares and new destinations for our local travelers. We look forward to Allegiant's success at BWI Marshall."

Allegiant is based in Las Vegas. It's the low cost airline subsidiary of Allegiant Travel Company. 

"Allegiant is excited to begin service at BWI Marshall Airport and offer passengers around the country easy and affordable access to the Baltimore area and Washington D.C.," said Allegiant senior vice president of planning, Jude Bricker. "We also look forward to entering the market and showing local travelers Allegiant's unique brand of ultra-low-cost travel."