04-16-2013 - New Air Service on Allegiant Airlines to Bellingham, WA
Travel to Vancouver, Canada will be easier starting June 6, 2013 with non-stop service to Bellingham, Washington.
RENO, NV – Oh, Canada.
Thanks to Allegiant Air’s new non-stop air service between Reno-Tahoe International and Bellingham, Washington, the Reno region is knocking on Canada’s front door.
Beginning June 6, Reno-Tahoe International will offer non-stop, twice weekly service to Bellingham, just 20 miles south of the Canadian border. The flight was made possible through a partnership with several Reno gaming properties.
“We are overjoyed to be offering new air service that will attract Canadian travelers to our region while offering a new way to reach the Pacific Northwest,” Krys Bart, President/CEO of Reno-Tahoe International Airport, said. “Our community partners have helped us build a relationship with Allegiant that will benefit the tourism and business communities of Northern Nevada.”
The Thursday and Sunday flights will be on a 166-seat MD-80 aircraft. The flight departs Reno at 7:05 p.m. and land in Bellingham at 8:55 p.m. The southbound flight will depart Bellingham at 4:40 p.m. and land in Reno at 6:25 p.m.
The flights are starting with an introductory fare of $69.99. “We encourage our community to show their appreciation to Allegiant Air by filling the seats on these low-cost, convenient flights,” Bart said.
Allegiant Air operates a low-cost, high-efficiency airline, but also other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets. The company has been named one of America’s 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes Magazine for four consecutive years. For complete flight times and availability, please visit www.allegiant.com.