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Allegiant broadcasts 10 new routes


Price range service Allegiant Air introduced 10 new routes throughout 14 totally different airports.

Allegiant’s bases in Los Angeles and Knoxville, Tennessee, had been the large winners, every touchdown three new nonstop routes. Different locations receiving a number of new routes embody the Florida airports serving Jacksonville and St. Petersburg.

Allegiant mentioned it might be the one service providing nonstop service on all 10 of the brand new routes introduced Monday.

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“This enlargement caters to passengers and communities we really feel have been missed by different carriers,” Drew Wells, Allegiant’s chief income officer, mentioned in a assertion. “Allegiant’s distinctive enterprise mannequin, connecting small-to-medium sized cities to trip locations, creates accessible journey choices not in any other case out there in what we consider are underserved markets.”

Additionally included in Allegiant’s enlargement are new flights from two of the extra uncommon secondary airports within the airline’s community.

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Chicago Rockford Worldwide Airport (RFD) will get twice-weekly nonstop flights to Los Angeles Worldwide Airport (LAX). A lot of airways already fly nonstop between Chicago and Los Angeles, however Allegiant would be the just one to fly the route from RFD.

Whereas RFD bears Chicago’s identify in its official identify, the airport within the metropolis of Rockford, Illinois, sits about 85 miles west of Chicago’s downtown Loop neighborhood. The airport added the Chicago identify to its title within the early 2000s in an try to place itself as an alternate airport to Chicago’s a lot busier — and far nearer — O’Hare Worldwide Airport (ORD) and Halfway Worldwide Airport (MDW). Allegiant is the one airline with service on the Rockford airport, the place it provides both seasonal or year-round service to eight different locations.

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The opposite secondary airport getting new Allegiant service is MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV), which is situated 25 miles from downtown St. Louis close to Belleville, Illinois. The airport opened to industrial flights within the late Nineteen Nineties amid issues about overcrowding at St. Louis Lambert Worldwide Airport (STL), the metro space’s major airport. Nonetheless, a brand new runway at STL coupled with declining flights — American dropped the hub it inherited from TWA there within the mid-2000s — left that airport working far beneath its capability. Like at RFD, Allegiant is the one airline with repeatedly scheduled passenger service at BLV.

The total schedule particulars for all of Allegiant’s 10 new routes are beneath.

Los Angeles Worldwide Airport (LAX)

  • Chicago Rockford Worldwide Airport (RFD): Service begins June 12 with two flights per week.
  • Laredo Worldwide Airport (LRD) in Texas: Service begins June 12 with two flights per week. (Seasonal)
  • Speedy Metropolis Regional Airport (RAP) in South Dakota: Service begins June 14 with two flights per week. (Seasonal)

Knoxville’s McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS)

  • Jacksonville Worldwide Airport (JAX) in Florida: Service begins June 14 with two flights per week.
  • MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) in Belleville, Illinois: Service begins June 13 with two flights per week.
  • South Bend Worldwide Airport (SBN) in Indiana: Service begins June 14 with two flights per week. (Seasonal)

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Jacksonville Worldwide Airport (JAX)

  • Harrisburg Worldwide Airport (MDT) in Pennsylvania: Service begins June 14 with two flights per week.
  • McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS): Service begins June 14 with two flights per week.

St. Pete—Clearwater Worldwide Airport (PIE) in Florida

  • Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) in Indiana: Service begins June 13 with two flights per week.
  • McAllen Worldwide Airport (MFE) in Texas: Service begins June 14 with two flights per week.

Sarasota Bradenton Worldwide Airport (SRQ) in Florida

  • Plattsburgh Worldwide Airport (PBG) in New York: Service begins June 12 with two flights per week.

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