Allegiant Travel Company (Allegiant Air) today announced plans to establish two new aircraft and crew bases during the first quarter of 2022, at Flint Bishop International Airport (FNT) (above) and Appleton International Airport (ATW) (below).
At Flint Bishop International Airport (FNT), Allegiant will begin base operations with three Airbus A320 aircraft and at least 89 crew members, maintenance technicians and support staff on February 16, 2022 – an investment of $75 million.
Allegiant began operating at FNT in 2016 and currently offers eight nonstop routes – to Orlando-Sanford, Fort Lauderdale, Punta Gorda, St. Pete-Clearwater and Sarasota, Florida.; Nashville, Tennessee; Las Vegas, Nevada and Phoenix/Mesa, Arizona (new service starting Nov. 18, 2021). In 2019, Allegiant carried nearly 197,000 passengers through Flint.
At Appleton International Airport (ATW), a $50 million investment will include two locally-based Airbus A320 aircraft and bring at least 66 new jobs to the community. Allegiant will begin base operations at ATW on March 2, 2022.
Allegiant began service at ATW in 2008 and currently offers seven nonstop routes – to Orlando-Sanford, St. Pete-Clearwater and Punta Gorda, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; Phoenix-Mesa, Arizona; Savannah, Georgia and Las Vegas. Allegiant in 2019 carried nearly 147,000 passengers through ATW.