Low-cost carrier Allegiant Air also serves St. Petersburg-Clearwater International, with 32 non-stop flights, Routh said. And Sun Country flies from St. Pete to Beau Rivage resort in Gulfport/Biloxi. Sun Wing provides flights out of St. Pete to Toronto and Halifax.
PeoplExpress will provide the airport’s first flights to coastal Virginia, Routh said.
The airline began initial flights June 30 from Newark, Boston and Pittsburgh, then added West Palm Beach July 14 and plans to add Atlanta on Friday. It will begin flights to New Orleans the same day St. Pete service begins.