RDU Airport, N.C. – Triangle travelers – pack your bags for a Caribbean holiday! Allegiant is launching nonstop service from RDU to San Juan, Puerto Rico on December 15, 2017 with introductory fares starting at $64 one way. This is RDU’s first nonstop service to Puerto Rico. Allegiant made the announcement today during an event at RDU.
The flight will operate Mondays and Fridays using Airbus 320 aircraft with 180 seats. The flight departs RDU at 9:10 a.m. and arrives in San Juan at 1:40 p.m. local time. The return flight departs San Juan midday and returns to RDU just after 3 p.m.
“San Juan has long been one of our top 3 unserved nonstop destinations,” said Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority President and CEO Michael Landguth. “This nonstop service to San Juan will provide our region with access to one of the top travel destinations in the Caribbean.”
In addition, Allegiant announced nonstop service from RDU to Cincinnati (CVG) beginning November 15 with introductory fares starting at $39. This new flight will complement existing RDU to CVG nonstop service offered by Delta Air Lines. Allegiant flights will operate Sundays and Thursdays using Airbus 320 aircraft with 180 seats.
Tickets for both flights are on sale now at allegiantair.com
About the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and its 300 staff operates and manages Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the primary air travel gateway to central North Carolina. The airport served more than 11 million passengers in 2016, about 30,000 customers every day. RDU is home to more than 5,000 employees and contributes more than $8.5 billion and 20,000 jobs to the region’s economy each year. The Airport Authority has won the Triangle Business Journal’s Heathiest Employer of the Triangle for the past three years straight and in 2017 was named the best connected medium hub airport by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s International Center for Aviation.