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Allegiant restores Colorado Springs-Mesa service and starts three new routes

Allegiant Air (Las Vegas) on May 15 started three new routes and restarted another:

Allegiant restarted nonstop jet service between Colorado Springs and Mesa via the Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport. The service will operate twice weekly and becoming the only nonstop service from Colorado Springs to any destination in Arizona. Allegiant first began service at Colorado Springs Airport in February 2002 with nonstop service to Las Vegas and previously offered service to Mesa from 2010 to 2012. Mesa joins Las Vegas as Allegiant’s second nonstop destination from Colorado Springs.

Additionally at Mesa, Allegiant launched the first nonstop flights between Stockton and Mesa via Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport. The new nonstop flights will operate twice weekly. Mesa becomes the third destination offered to Allegiant travelers flying out of Stockton. Allegiant first began service at Stockton Metropolitan Airport in June 2006 with nonstop service to Las Vegas. Since then, Allegiant has added nonstop seasonal flights to Honolulu.

In the East, Allegiant also started nonstop, year-round jet service from Cincinnati to St. Petersburg/Clearwater. Allegiant originally announced the route as seasonal nonstop service on March 4, 2014, and after seeing overwhelming demand for the flights, decided to offer the flights year round. The twice weekly service to the Tampa Bay area is the carrier’s third route from the CVG Airport. Allegiant currently flies to Sanford (near Orlando) and Punta Gorda. Finally on May 15,

Allegiant started new nonstop, low-cost air service from Asheville to Palm Beach, a new Allegiant destination. The new nonstop flights will operate twice weekly between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and Palm Beach International Airport (PBI). Palm Beach becomes the fifth destination offered to Allegiant travelers flying out of Asheville. Allegiant currently flies to St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Sanford (Orlando), Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood and Punta Gorda. Allegiant first began service at Asheville Regional Airport in November 2011 with nonstop service to Sanford. Since the start of operations in Asheville, Allegiant has taken more than 60,000 passengers on vacation.

Copyright Photo: Steve Bailey/AirlinersGallery.com. McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) N406NV (msn 49900) taxies past the camera at Boeing Field-King County Airport (BFI) in Seattle in the old 2003 livery.

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Allegiant announces 18 routes, now serves more destinations than any other low-fare airline

Allegiant Air (Las Vegas) today announced new, nonstop jet service on 18 routes, including 10 cities new to the Allegiant network. Today’s announcement will mark the 99th U.S. city served by Allegiant’s low-cost, nonstop service to popular vacation destinations, more than any other low-cost carrier in the U.S.

Allegiant will now offer service to travelers in the New York City area, providing a low-cost travel alternative to the beaches of Southwest Florida via Long Island MacArthur Airport and Stewart International Airport.

New routes just announced include:

Nonstop Service to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) in Mesa, AZ from:

  1. Fort Wayne, Indiana – begins Oct. 30, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  2. Manhattan, Kansas – begins Nov. 7, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip

Nonstop Service to Orlando-Sanford International Airport (SFB) in Sanford, FL from:

  1. Bismarck, North Dakota – begins Nov. 23, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  2. Charlottesville, Virginia – begins Nov. 21, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  3. Clarksburg, West Virginia – begins Nov. 14, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  4. Concord, North Carolina – begins Dec. 20, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  5. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – begins Nov. 14, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  6. Portsmouth, New Hampshire – begins Oct. 25, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  7. Springfield, Illinois – begins Nov. 22, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  8. St. Cloud, Minnesota – begins Dec. 18, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  9. Tulsa, Oklahoma – begins Oct. 25, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip

Nonstop Service to St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE), FL from:

  1. Columbus, Ohio – begins Nov. 23, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  2. Elmira, New York – begins Nov. 1, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  3. Fargo, North Dakota – begins Nov. 23, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  4. Sioux Falls, South Dakota – begins Nov. 1, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  5. Stewart, New York – begins Oct. 31, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip
  6. Syracuse, New York – begins Nov. 7, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip

Nonstop Service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) in Punta Gorda, FL from:

  1. Islip, New York  – begins Dec. 20, 2013 with fares as low as $99* roundtrip

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) N406NV (msn 49900) completes its final approach into Baltimore/Washington.

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Allegiant Air to increase the number of seats on its DC-9-82/83 fleet

Allegiant Air (Las Vegas) on September 13, 2010 announced it is beginning a project to add 16 seats to its fleet of 150-seat DC-9-82/83 (MD-82/83) aircraft, bringing the total number of seats to 166 on each of these aircraft. The company currently operates 48 such aircraft and owns nine additional DC-9-80 (MD-80) aircraft, which it plans to introduce into service in 2011 and 2012. Allegiant also operates three 130-seat DC-9-87 (MD-87) aircraft which will not be re-configured.

Allegiant Air is also planning to add the Boeing 757-200 to its fleet for its new proposed Hawaii service.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough. The pictured ex-FlyNordic DC-9-82 N406NV (msn 49900, ex SE-RFC) was acquired on February 12, 2009 and arrives at Baltimore/Washington on a charter flight.