LGWflyer From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2011, 2348 posts, RR: 1 Reply 5, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 14365 times:
Last friday a Thomson 752 G-BYAO was ferried from back from Norwich to Gatwick in the Allegiant colours, it's new reg is N905NV. And on sunday (also that day G-BYAO done some test flights) another ex Thomson 752 G-BYAP was ferried from Abu Dhabi to Norwich to be painted up in to Allegiant coulours, this bird will become N906NV.
So im guessing these aircraft will be used for the Hawaii route. That's all I see for now, any more info and i'll make sure it posted.
If they did anything like that I could see them try LGW. Sun Country does well with the 738 coming all the way here from MSP. Could also see them going to ORY, I hope G4 does go to Europe sometime in the future.
SurfandSnow From United States of America, joined Jan 2009, 2731 posts, RR: 31 Reply 13, posted (1 year 10 months 2 weeks 4 days 21 hours ago) and read 14082 times:
Sounds like Hawaii to me. The only question is, what routes will they go for? I'm sure they'll link Hawaii with BLI, EUG, FAT, perhaps also MRY, SCK, MFR, PSC and SMX. Maybe they'll even do stuff like BIL, MSO, and COS.
I'm wondering if they'll link Hawaii with LAS and AZA, as apparently both those markets are a bit too far from Hawaii for the WN and AS 738s. But given strong competition from US, HA, and various one-stop options they probably won't. For those reasons, I'd say LAX, OAK, and SAN are completely out of the question.
I'm also wondering which airports in Hawaii they will serve. HNL would be a given, but I think they could pull off service to the outer islands too.
In any case, this will be exciting to watch!
Flying in the middle seat of coach is much better than not flying at all!