Allegiant Air is launching twice-weekly service between Gary, Indiana and Orlando Sanford International Airport on February 15, 2012.

Allegiant Air is launching twice-weekly service between Gary, Indiana and Orlando Sanford International Airport on February 15, 2012.

The carrier will introduce the new service to Gary residents with one-way fares from $69.99, plus government fees.


Allegiant Air’s one-way introductory fares are limited, must be purchased by January 4 and is valid for travel by May 15, 2012. Introductory fares are not available on all flights.

A McDonnell Douglas MD-80 operated by Allegiant Air is photographed at the gate at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport

A “convenience” fee of $10.00 per passenger, per segment is included in the introductory one-way fare. A fee of $14.99 per segment, will apply when purchased through Allegiant Air call centers. Purchases made at any Allegiant airport ticket office will not incur a convenience or call-center fee.

“The Gary/Chicago International Airport is delighted to welcome Allegiant Travel Company to Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area,” said Steven Landry, interim director of Gary/Chicago International Airport.  “Our partnership with such a renowned and established company in the travel industry is an incredibly positive step towards fulfilling a key aspect of the airport’s Strategic Business Plan.”

The new flights will operate twice weekly between Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). on Sundays, and on Wednesdays or Thursdays in alternate weeks.

Reservations can be made on the airline’s website at www.allegiant.com or by calling the company’s travel experts at 702-505-8888.

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