FLINT (WJRT) - (10/06/17) - Allegiant Air will now take you directly from Flint to Fort Myers, Florida.
ABC12 was there Friday evening as the very first non-stop flight left the runway at Bishop International Airport for the inaugural flight.
The direct route between FNT and Ft. Myers/Punta Grda Airport (PGD) will run two days per week year-round, on Mondays and Fridays.
The airline also runs nonstop flights from Bishop to Tampa and Orlando.
Allegiant has more than doubled their flights from Flint since joining the market in April of 2016.