Allegiant discounts Fresno-Hawaii flights

Allegiant Air began its Fresno to Honolulu flights on June 30Allegiant Air began its Fresno to Honolulu flights on June 30Allegiant Air is offering deep discounts for its introductory flights from Fresno to Honolulu that began June 30.

Flights depart Sundays from the Fresno Yosemite International Airport at 9:10 a.m. and arrive at Honolulu International Airport at 11:55 a.m. Return flights arrive in Fresno Saturdays at 9:25 a.m.

Beginning November 14, Allegiant will also kick off its second weekly flights between the cities with departures from Fresno on Mondays at 9:15 a.m. and return flights arriving Fridays at 9:30 p.m.

The company will offer fares as low as $160 for one-way flights between the cities when passengers book by July 8 for travel by Jan. 15, 2013. The limited fares are not available on all flights.

Reservations can be made on Allegiant's website at allegiant.com or by calling the company's travel experts at 702-505-8888.

The trips will be made using a Boeing 757-200 that can seat up to 223 passengers.

Airport officials expect the new flights will result in record-breaking ridership in 2012 on top of a 6.4-percent increase in passenger traffic last year.

Allegiant Air, a subsidiary of Allegiant Travel Company based in Las Vegas, flies to nearly 80 destinations around the country.

The carrier also offers flights from Fresno to Las Vegas for as low as $35.80 with four weekly departures on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday.