Allegiant Air will offer nonstop service between Syracuse and Nashville twice weekly beginning June 14th.

"Allegiant Air is excited to grow again at Syracuse Hancock International Airport. This service will give travelers a convenient, nonstop option to visit music city," Lukas Johnson, Allegiant senior vice president of commercial, said in a statement. "We look forward to providing great low fares and friendly service to one of the southeast's most popular destinations."

The Las Vegas-based carrier said it will launch the new service with promotional one-way base fares as low as $49, or $98 roundtrip. (Tickets must be purchased by tomorrow-Wednesday, April 4-for travel by August 13th. The promotional fares are not available on all seats.)

This new seasonal service will operate Thursday and Sunday between Syracuse Hancock airport Airport. Allegiant spokesperson Zach Kramer said, "the service will run through mid-August."

This brings the number of nonstop flights to five destinations from Syracuse. The others are Myrtle Beach, S.C., and three destinations in Florida-Fort Lauderdale, Sanford(near Orlando) and St. Petersburg. It announced last month that it will begin offering twice-weekly nonstop flights to Orlando Sanford International Airport on May 30th. It began serving Syracuse with nonstop flights to Clearwater in November 2013.

Allegiant was founded in 1999 and has grown to 80 aircraft and more than 300 routes across the country.

[Syracuse.com]