A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Stewart Airport on 16 June to inaugurate the start of Allegiant Air services to Myrtle Beach, as well as two route launch cakes. The 967-kilometre sector will be flown twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) facing no direct competition.
- Allegiant Air commenced service between Myrtle Beach (MYR) and Stewart (SWF) on 16 June. The 967-kilometre airport pair will be flown twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) on the airline’s MD-80 fleet according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. Although no direct competition is offered on the airport pair, with Stewart being 102 kilometres away from Manhattan, indirect competition is offered from New York’s Newark and LaGuardia airports. United Airlines operates 15 weekly flights to Myrtle Beach from Newark, while American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Spirit Airlines offers combined 20 weekly flights from LaGuardia. Myrtle Beach becomes the second Allegiant Air destination from Stewart, with the carrier already serving St. Pete-Clearwater from the New York airport.