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Dorian to disrupt flights to and from FWA

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Allegiant Airlines is advising passengers of likely delays or cancellations of flights to its Florida destinations. That includes three airports directly connected to Fort Wayne International Airport.

Allegiant currently offers service from FWA to St. Petersburg and to Punta Gorda, on Florida’s Gulf Coast, and to Sanford, serving the vacation-centric Orlando area.

A recently announced seasonal nonstop flight to Sarasota is not operational.

Allegiant posted an alert on its website reading, in part: Travel dates (Aug. 31-Sept. 2) may be disrupted due to the weather conditions.  Please continue to monitor this page for updates regarding your flight. Our Contact Center is experiencing long hold times due to Hurricane Dorian. You can also reach us through Chat, Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. If you would like to make a change to your travel plans due to the hurricane, you can email and one of our representatives will reach out to you. Please include your itinerary number, phone number, and instructions on what you would like to do with your existing reservation.

As of late Friday afternoon, Dorian was projected to make landfall Monday in the vicinity of West Palm Beach — with hurricane conditions extending for dozens extending to the north, south and west.

LINK: Allegiant Airlines Travel Alerts

Jonathan Shelley

Jonathan Shelley is the news director at WPTA TV, which he joined in 2016 following nine years in a similar role in New Orleans and previous news management positions in Oklahoma City and Las Vegas.

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