AUSTIN, Texas – Allegiant Air launched new, twice weekly, nonstop service between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) today. Inaugural flight ceremonies included cake, popsicles from Steel City Pops, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and a live performance by Austin musician Colin Gilmore.
“We’re excited to grow in Austin with these new, nonstop flights to Pittsburgh,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. “We also know that Pittsburgh travelers will take advantage of these convenient flights to explore everything the Live Music Capital of the World has to offer.”
The new flights operate twice weekly on an A319 (156 seats). Days, times and lowest fares can be found only at www.allegiantair.com.
“Steel City meets the Live Music Capital of the World,” said Jim Smith, Executive Director, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. “Pittsburgh is Allegiant’s sixth nonstop to Austin and grows Central Texas as a destination.”
Earlier this year, Allegiant launched nonstop service between Austin and Albuquerque. Cincinnati, Memphis and Orlando Sanford International Airport were added in 2015. Allegiant began air service in Austin in fall 2013 with nonstop flights to Las Vegas.
The airport of choice for Central Texas is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). Fly Austin on new nonstop international destinations including Guadalajara, Mexico on Volaris, www.volaris.com, and Mexico City, Mexico on AeroMexico, www.aeromexico.com. Welcome to new domestic nonstops including: Kansas City on Southwest, Raleigh-Durham on Delta, www.delta.com, Pittsburgh, St. Petersburg and Cleveland on Allegiant, www.allegiantair.com. Find all nonstop routes with the free interactive flight guide on www.abia.org. Connect with us on Twitter, @AUStinAirport, Facebook, www.facebook.com/abia and on Instagram, @AUSairport.