Allegiant Airlines begins Charleston flights Wednesday

NORTH CHARLESTON (WCSC) - Allegiant Airlines begins flying the friendly Charleston skies Wednesday.

The first flight arrives from Pittsburgh at gate A2 at 1:21 p.m. with a water cannon salute. The airline will also offer service to Cincinnati and Indianapolis beginning later this week.

"We are always excited to welcome a new airline to Charleston International Airport,"  Charleston County Aviation Authority CEO Paul Campbell said in a statement. "Allegiant becomes our eighth airline and the second to offer travelers a la carte options when it comes to travel."

All flights are non-stop and seasonal while operating twice weekly.

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