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Allegiant Cancelling Bakersfield-LAS As Of June 26  
User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 5801 posts, RR: 15
Posted (3 years 3 months 3 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1807 times:

Last day of BFL-LAS service on G4 will be June 26. The flights have only operated 6 months, starting in November 2010.

The reason cited for cancellation (and not simply low season suspension) is low market demand combined with fuel prices.

With the loss of this flight BFL now only has service to Denver, Houston, Phoenix, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The BFL international terminal/customs facility has not had a carrier since 2008.


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User currently offlinewedgetail737 From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 5901 posts, RR: 6
Reply 1, posted (3 years 3 months 3 weeks 18 hours ago) and read 1693 times:
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Not too surprising considering the distance between the two destinations.

User currently offlineHAJflyer From Switzerland, joined Sep 2005, 1473 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (3 years 3 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1545 times:

Quoting FATFlyer (Thread starter):
combined with fuel prices.

It is somewhat hard to believe that fuel cost are the main reason for withdrawing from such a short route even if the M80 is quite a guzzler compared to the B737NG ir A320.


User currently offlinesmoot4208 From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 1304 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (3 years 3 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1507 times:

I wonder if LAS-TWF is next? I've heard the loads aren't doing so well

User currently offlinemtnwest1979 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 2456 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (3 years 3 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1490 times:
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Quoting smoot4208 (Reply 3):
I wonder if LAS-TWF is next? I've heard the loads aren't doing so well

Well they are suspended from Aug to Nov now, and I too assume they will not return. Poorly planned route addition from the start IMO.



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User currently offlineLV From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 2003 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (3 years 3 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1407 times:

It is only about a four hour drive although if there is any traffic at all it is a real pain in the a** on the two lane section of Highway 58 between Mojave and Barstow. I drove that the Sunday after Thanksgiving, thank goodness I was headed towards Vegas because there was a 15-20 mile backup of people headed back to the bay area. On the other hand, G4 does count on ancillary revenue to make flights work and if you are coming from BFL you are probably looking for a cheap hotel room, no rental car, no tours, none of the extras that actually make money for G4.

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