Sponsor Message:
Civil Aviation Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
Allegiant's Busy Summer  
User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 5792 posts, RR: 15
Posted (11 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 725 times:

A question about how Allegiant Air was doing came up this weekend on the thread about Fresno and Southwest. Today's Fresno newspaper had this short article about Allegiant.

Fresno-based carrier Allegiant Air, which operates charters and regularly scheduled passenger service, is having a busy summer.

In addition to its regular flights to Las Vegas and casino junkets to other places, the airline has been the charter carrier of choice for the U.S. Forest Service, which needs the airline to ship firefighters to hot spots across the nation.

Allegiant has transported fire crews to about a dozen spots this summer, including trips from Missoula, Mont., to Moses Lake, Wash., on Friday and from Medford, Ore., to Asheville, N.C., on Saturday, said Mark Peterson, an Allegiant spokesman.

The airline has packed the fire crews into its new MD-87 aircraft, which carry 130 passengers and can fly cross-country on a single tank of fuel. Some of the calls have come in suddenly and require Allegiant to get a plane in the air on the same day.

In a related matter, Allegiant reached a milestone Sunday: Every seat on every flight was full, which was a first for the 4-year-old company. Peterson said all seats on the five flights between Las Vegas, Fresno and Colorado Springs, Colo., were booked.





"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
Top Of Page
Forum Index

This topic is archived and can not be replied to any more.

Printer friendly format

Similar topics:More similar topics...
MEA's Busy Summer Schedule posted Thu May 20 2004 02:59:23 by EuroLeb
US PHL-Europe, Busy Summer 2003 posted Wed Feb 19 2003 04:22:16 by ContinentalEWR
ZRH A.NET Summer Meet June 2nd, Part 3 posted Fri May 11 2007 20:46:33 by Glidepath73
What Will CanJet Be Up To This Summer posted Wed May 9 2007 17:13:45 by YOW
Delta Summer Schedule Question posted Mon May 7 2007 05:21:09 by TLHFLA
Allegiant Air TV Ads. posted Mon May 7 2007 03:31:47 by STLGph
AA BOS Summer Schedule posted Fri May 4 2007 03:11:17 by HighFlyer9790
Allegiant .. New Route Map. posted Thu May 3 2007 19:00:56 by STLGph
Allegiant's First Quarter Financial Results posted Wed May 2 2007 15:15:07 by G4resagent
Summer Job Opportunites In DTW posted Wed May 2 2007 06:53:53 by Detroitflyer