Allegiant Air starts Lexington service to Vegas

Allegiant Air on Wednesday began offering non-stop service to Las Vegas from Lexington's Blue Grass Airport, and the airline adds non-stop flights to Fort Lauderdale on Thursday.

The new flights between Lexington and Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport will be on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Flights will depart Lexington at 3:45 p.m., and arrive in Las Vegas at 5 p.m. Flights leaving Las Vegas will depart at 8 a.m., and arrive in Lexington at 2:30 p.m.

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