Tag Archives: Myrtle Beach

Allegiant launches five seasonal routes from Myrtle Beach

Allegiant Air (Las Vegas) this week celebrated the start of new, nonstop seasonal flights to Myrtle Beach.

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New seasonal routes launching to Myrtle Beach include:

Akron/Canton, Ohio – June 3, 2015 through Sep. 13, 2015
Sanford (near Orlando), Florida – June 4, 2015 through Sep. 13, 2015
Indianapolis, Indiana – June 4, 2015 through Sep. 13, 2015
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – June 5, 2015 through Sep. 13, 2015
Clarksburg, West Virginia – June 5, 2015 through Aug. 17, 2015

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) N416NV (msn 49555) arrives at Concord, North Carolina, near Charlotte.

Allegiant Air aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

Allegiant starts seasonal service between Cincinnati and Myrtle Beach

Allegiant Air (Las Vegas) yesterday (May 31) started nonstop, seasonal jet service from Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport to Myrtle Beach. The new flights will operate two times a week until August 11, 2014, flying nonstop from Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). Myrtle Beach becomes the fourth destination available to Allegiant travelers flying out of CVG, including Sanford, Punta Gorda and St. Petersburg/Clearwater.

In other news, Allegiant Travel Company also announced it has borrowed $40.0 million under a loan agreement with CIT, secured by six Boeing 757-200 aircraft (above) and twelve RB211 engines. The notes payable issued under the loan agreement, bear interest at a floating rate based on London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR). The term of the loan is 48 months and the proceeds are to be used for general corporate purposes.

Copyright Photo: James Helbock/AirlinersGallery.com. Allegiant’s Boeing 757-204 N906NV (msn 27236) approaches the runway at Las Vegas.

Allegiant Air: AG Slide Show

Spirit Airlines announces the resumption of seasonal service from Boston to Atlantic City and from Myrtle Beach

Spirit Airlines (Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood) has announced the early resumption of seasonal service from Boston (BOS) to Atlantic City (ACY). These services, which had previously been planned to start on April 2, 2014, will now be effective on March 20, 2014. In addition, Spirit has extended the dates of its second seasonal flight from Boston to Fort Myers, also effective March 20, 2014.

Spirit Airlines also announced resumption of its nonstop seasonal service to/from Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR).

The resumption of seasonal service to Myrtle Beach from Charleston, WV (CRW) and Philadelphia (PHL) will commence on March 20, 2014 rather than April 2, 2014 as previously scheduled.

By May 1, 2014, Spirit is scheduled to provide seasonal service between nine cities and Myrtle Beach. In addition to its nonstop seasonal service to/from Myrtle Beach, Spirit operates daily, year-round service between Myrtle Beach and Atlantic City (ACY), Boston (BOS), Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood (FLL), and New York-LaGuardia (LGA).

Spirit operates daily, year round service from the following cities to Myrtle Beach:

Atlantic City
Boston
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood
New York-LaGuardia

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Airbus A319-132 N515NK (msn 2698) prepares to touch down in Las Vegas.

Spirit Airlines: AG Slide Show

 

WestJet to return to Myrtle Beach on March 6

WestJet (Calgary) has announced it will resume its nonstop seasonal service between Toronto (Pearson) and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on March 6, 2014, nearly two months earlier than in 2013.

The twice-weekly service will operate on Thursdays and Sundays from March 6 to October 23, 2014, with a change in flight times effective April 27.

Details of the 2014 Toronto-Myrtle Beach service are:

March 6-April 24, 2014

Day Flight Departing Arriving
Thursday 1154 Toronto at 6:45 p.m. Myrtle Beach at 8:50 p.m.
Thursday 1155 Myrtle Beach at 9:35 p.m. Toronto at 11:30 p.m.
Sunday 1154 Toronto at 3:15 p.m. Myrtle Beach at 5:20 p.m.
Sunday 1155 Myrtle Beach at 6:10 p.m. Toronto at 8:05 p.m.

April 27-October 23, 2014

Day Flight Departing Arriving
Thursday 1154 Toronto at 9:35 a.m. Myrtle Beach at 11:38 a.m.
Thursday 1155 Myrtle Beach at 12:25 p.m. Toronto at 2:27 p.m.
Sunday 1154 Toronto at 9:35 p.m. Myrtle Beach at 11:38 p.m.
Sunday 1155 Myrtle Beach at 12:25 p.m. Toronto at 2:27 p.m.

 

Copyright Photo: James Helbock/AirlinersGallery.com. Sparkling in the California sun, Boeing 737-8CT C-GWSZ (msn 37092) in the new “Walt Disney World” scheme arrives in San Diego. The flashy logo jet is known as the “Magic Plane”. Click on the photo for the full size view.

WestJet: AG Slide Show

Porter Airlines takes delivery of its 20th Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400)

Porter Airlines (Toronto-City Centre) on April 22 marked the acceptance of its 20th Bombardier Aerospace DHC-8-402 (Q400). This delivery is also the 300th for the Q400 program. Both milestones were celebrated at Bombardier’s Toronto assembly facility with Porter representatives, Bombardier employees and other guests.

Acceptance of this delivery represents the completion of Porter’s original order from 2006, valued at more than $500 million USD.

Porter operates a fleet of 70-seat Q400 aircraft. Features include high cruise speed, revolutionary cabin noise-reduction technology and environmentally-friendly engines. The modern Q Series are the quietest turboprops flying today, due to the revolutionary Noise and Vibration Suppression (NVS) System.

The 20th aircraft is scheduled to enter regular passenger service May 1.

Copyright Photo: Jan Petzold. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) C-GLQH (msn 4225) arrives at Myrtle Beach, SC, the company’s southern-most destination.

USA Jet Airlines is operating its first McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 for DirectAir

USA Jet Airlines (Ypsilanti) acquired its first McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) on December 31, 2009 when this ex-Alaska Airlines aircraft joined the fleet. N949NS (msn 53022, ex N949AS) is being operated for public charter company DirectAir (Myrtle Beach) in this basic all-white condition minus any titles. DirectAir returned to the golfing and beach destination Myrtle Beach, SC for the season starting on February 4, 2010 with charter service to and from Myrtle Beach. Service to other cities is now ramping up.

Copyright Photo: Jan Petzold. N949NS is pictured on final approach to MYR on March 5.

DirectAir adds titles to USA Jet’s DC-9-31 N231US

Copyright Photo: Jan Petzold. N231US lands at Myrtle Beach in USA Jet Airlines' 1994 colors with DirectAir titles.

DirectAir (Myrtle Beach) has now added titles to the wet leased McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 N231US (msn 48114) of USA Jet Airlines (Ypsilanti). USA Jet has been operating for DirectAir for approximately six months.