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ELM to Offer Non-Stop Flights to Tampa Bay Area on Allegiant

ELMIRA— Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli and Elmira Corning Regional Airport Director of Aviation Ann Crook along with Allegiant Air announced today new, nonstop jet service between Elmira and Tampa Bay via St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, beginning Nov. 1, 2013.  To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with roundtrip fares as low as $99*.

“We are pleased to bring another affordable and convenient travel options to the residents of Elmira,” said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President. “We are confident the community will appreciate the convenience of flying nonstop to Tampa Bay and the value of bundling their air, hotel and car rental reservation together through us.”

The new flights will operate twice weekly between Elmira Corning Regional Airport (ELM) and St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) year-round beginning Nov. 1, 2013. Elmira travelers can take advantage of everyday low fares and save even more when they book air, hotel, car and even activity and attraction reservations together. Flight days and times can be found at

“We are extremely pleased to be able to offer this second nonstop service in the Sunshine State to the residents of our region,” said Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli. “The Tampa/St. Petersburg area is one of the most desirable Florida destinations for travelers in our area and is home to some of the most popular beaches in the State. Direct jet service to Tampa will provide convenient access to the entire Gulf Coast while the nonstop service to Orlando Sanford offers inexpensive access to not only Orlando, but to Florida’s East Coast as well,” added Santulli.

"Elmira Corning has had a long positive relationship with Allegiant. The success we've had with our Orlando service has brought us this opportunity for another great sunshine destination,” said Ann Crook, Director of Aviation at Elmira Corning Regional Airport. “I'm expecting a great response to direct flights to Tampa from the Twin Tiers."

The special $99 roundtrip promotional fare will be available for three days only and must be purchased by Aug. 22. Subsequent introductory fares will start at $69 one way and will be available until Aug. 27. Reservations can be made on the company’s website at or by calling the company’s travel experts at 702-505-8888.

With an average 361 days of sunshine each year, the Tampa Bay and St. Pete / Clearwater areas are the perfect escape for Northern travelers. Allegiant partners with more than 20 of the area’s most exciting hotel properties, provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car and offers great deals on activities such as dinner and ocean exploration cruises. Elmira travelers can book their entire Tampa Bay vacation for less by visiting

About the $99* roundtrip fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are roundtrip and not available on all flights. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 22, 2013, for travel by April 29, 2014. For baggage fees, please visit Additional restrictions may apply.

About the $69* one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Tickets must be purchased by Aug. 27, 2013, for travel by April 29, 2014. For baggage fees, please visit Additional restrictions may apply.

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