Allegiant Air (Las Vegas) on June 12 obtained Extended-Range Operations (ETOPS) certification and Flag Carrier Status from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The company announced earlier this year its entrance into Hawaii. ETOPS certification and Flag Carrier status are both necessary for flying to Hawaii.
Allegiant will offer nonstop air service to Honolulu, Hawaii from:
Las Vegas — begins June 29
Fresno, California — begins June 30
Bellingham, Washington — begins November 15
Monterey, California — begins November 16
Eugene, Oregon — begins November 17
Santa Maria, California — begins November 17
Stockton, California — begins November 18
Allegiant will also offer nonstop air service to Maui, Hawaii from:
Bellingham, Washington — begins November 14