Today's the day that getting to Las Vegas from Flint became a whole lot easier, and cheaper.

Starting today, March 5,  Allegiant is starting a new nonstop route from Flint Bishop Airport to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. To celebrate the new flight schedule, Allegiant is offering one-way fares to Vegas for as low as $71.

“We think Flint residents will enjoy this new route to Las Vegas,”  said Drew Wells, senior vice president of revenue in a press release.  “We’re excited to connect the cities with convenient, affordable, and nonstop service.”

The new route schedule is perfect for those looking for a weekend trip to the "Gambling Capital of the World" with flights twice a week on Fridays and Mondays.

“This is the day our community has been looking forward to for years. Nonstop to Las Vegas is back! What a great city to ‘hit your reset button’ in,” said FNT Airport Director Nino Sapone. “Thank you to Allegiant for bringing this amazing flight to our region. We look forward to seeing all of the passengers heading out to Nevada.”

Allegiant currently flies to nine locations out of Flint; Daytona Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Nashville, Orlando, Punta Gorda, Sarasota/ Bradenton, St. Pete/ Clearwater, Tampa, and now Las Vegas.

“We’re delighted to once again welcome visitors from southeast Michigan with nonstop Allegiant service to Las Vegas from Bishop International Airport,”  H. Fletch Brunelle, vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority said in a press release.  “Whether visiting for leisure or business, as a first-timer or a seasoned regular, the convenience of these flights makes it easy for Michiganders to discover that there is something for everyone in Las Vegas.”

Check out the full flight schedule and best pricing by visiting Allegiant.com.

Photo: Courtesy Bishop Airport
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