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Is Allegiant selling many seats on flights between here and Orlando?

Gareth McGrath
StarNews

Like with stocks and property, timing is everything when you buy airline tickets.

Buy them early, well before you expect to go wheels up, and you’ll get the best deals.

Delay until right before departure, and you’ll pay a lot more.

Orlando on Allegiant Air

Allegiant operates two nonstop flights a week between Wilmington and Orlando-Sanford, the Florida city’s smaller airport.

The airline operates an MD-80, with 150 seats, on the flight.

According to Allegiant’s early-bird specials on its website, tickets can be had for as little as $29.99 each way.

Throw in all taxes and fees, and the cheapest price rises to $45.68.

But how many seats are available at this price on each flight?

Well, we posed that question to Jordan McGee, Allegiant’s head of corporate communications, and here’s his e-mailed answer:

“The number of seats offered at a particular price vary by route and flight — it’s not a set number, and this is because of all the variables that factor into pricing including, as you mentioned, how early a passenger books and how popular the route is.

“To get the best ticket deals, we recommend our customers book as early as possible — while we pride ourselves on offering great travel deals to our customers, fares do tend to rise, albeit not necessarily steeply, closer to the date of travel, so booking early is the best way to ensure getting Allegiant’s lowest prices.”

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