Allegiant to fly to Fort Lauderdale from Lexington

Lexington's Blue Grass Airport announced Thursday that Allegiant will begin non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Nov. 17.

The flights to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will operate on Thursdays and Sundays. Flights will depart Lexington at 7:50 p.m. and arrive there at 10 p.m. Flights leaving Fort Lauderdale will depart at 4:50 p.m. and arrive here at 7:05 p.m.

The city becomes the fifth served by Allegiant from Lexington. To promote the new service, Allegiant is offering flights starting at $77 one-way for travel on some dates through Feb. 14. The promotion does not include certain fees, such as checked baggage. To learn more, visit