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Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Tue May 10, 2005 11:53 pm

Allegiant will announce new service between RAP and LAS this morning.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 12:54 am

Great choice Allegiant. Hopefully FAR will be soon. This summer RAP will also welcome new UA ORD service.  Smile With all these new cities G4 has (is) announced out of LAS lately along with HP (mainline and express), LAS has to be up pretty far in the list for Non-stop destinations I would think
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 1:19 am

Press Release May 10, 2005

VIVA LAS VEGAS!
ALLEGIANT AIR ANNOUNCES NEW, NONSTOP AIR SERVICE BETWEEN RAPID CITY, S.D. AND LAS VEGAS: AIRLINE CELEBRATES WITH INTRODUCTORY $59* FARE

(Rapid City, S.D.) — What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but it will soon start in Rapid City, S.D. as Allegiant Air, LLC, today announced new, nonstop jet-service to Las Vegas. The Las Vegas-based, low-fare airline will inaugurate scheduled service from the Rapid City Regional Airport to Las Vegas beginning July 6, 2005 with introductory fares as low as $59* one-way, when book at www.allegiantair.com.

“We’re extremely pleased to extend the Allegiant brand of low-fare, nonstop jet-service to the Black Hills community,” Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant Air president & CEO, said. “This is an exciting new addition for our airline and our customers as we launch the only scheduled, nonstop service between the Rapid City and Las Vegas.”

The new flights will operate twice weekly, with service Wednesday and Saturday. Beginning July 6, flights will depart Rapid City at 12:05 p.m. arriving in Las Vegas (McCarran International Airport) at 1:25 p.m. Flights leaving Las Vegas will depart at 8:00 a.m. arriving in Rapid City at 11:25 a.m. (all flight times are local).

“On behalf of the City Council and the entire community, I am pleased to welcome Allegiant Airlines to Rapid City,” Rapid City Mayor Jim Shaw said. “One of the goals of the Mayor's Air Service Task Force has been to secure additional air carriers for Rapid City and the Black Hills. We have long and mutually beneficial relationships with our top notch air transportation partners Northwest, United and Delta. The new twice weekly flights from Allegiant Airlines will expand and enhance the exceptional air service available from Rapid City by providing a convenient and direct route to the Southwest for travelers from throughout the Black Hills and the entire five-state region. Rapid City is growing and expanding, and the decision by Allegiant Airlines to begin service here underscores and strengthens the positive growth we are experiencing in our community. “

The carrier will utilize a full-size, 150-seat MD-80 jet aircraft on the route. The airline said that its market research and input from local community leaders indicate that the Black Hills area will welcome the new nonstop flights and low fares to Las Vegas as an alternative to connecting flights or long drives to other airports.

"Over the last year we had over 19,000 total passengers flying between Las Vegas and Rapid City, and we are hopeful that we will be able to grow the market both ways with this service,” Mason Short, Executive Director, Rapid City Regional Airport, remarked. “Allegiant has had good success in Sioux Falls helping grow their overall market and it is anticipated that Rapid City Regional Airport will experience that same level of growth, or higher, in the coming years. This provides us an opportunity to bring people from America's fastest growing city to the Black Hills, allowing them to explore ponderosa pine forests, mountain meadows and clear-running trout streams."

“With 38 million visitors expected this year, Las Vegas is the world’s No. 1 vacation destination,” James McKeon, President of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce said. “But more importantly, Las Vegas is the fastest growing city in the U.S. This new non-stop service between Rapid City and Las Vegas gives us an opportunity to entice tens of thousands of new visitors with the beauty of the Black Hills.”

Allegiant also offers complete air and hotel vacation packages to Las Vegas as low as $250* per person including round-trip airfare and hotel stay for four-nights (based on double-occupancy, stay at the Circus Circus, Wednesday departure and Saturday return prior to Sept. 30, 2005).
Through the company’s Allegiant Vacations division, low-cost packages are available with many of Las Vegas’ most exciting hotel properties, including the Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Mirage, Excalibur, Circus Circus, Hotel San Remo, Gold Coast, Boardwalk, Westin Casuarina and Orleans.

Allegiant’s $59* one-way introductory fare is available at www.allegiantair.com and must be purchased by May 27, 2005 for travel July 6 through Sept. 30, 2005. After the introductory fare period, regular one-way fares on the route will range from $89 -$189, one-way.

*The introductory $59 fare is based on round-trip travel and may not be available on all flights. Return fare is regular price. No advance purchase is required. Fares do not include PFC, segment tax or September 11 security fee of up to $10.20 per segment. Travel purchased at an Allegiant Air ticket counter or through Allegiant Air call centers will cost an additional $4.00 per segment. A segment is defined as one take-off and one landing. Any change in itinerary will result in a $25 per passenger, per segment, service fee plus any applicable fare difference. Seats are limited and tickets are non-refundable. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.

Reservations can be made on the airline’s website at www.allegiantair.com, through the airline’s Reservations and Information Center at 800-432-3810 or through professional travel agents.

About the Company
Allegiant Air, LLC is an all-jet, low-fare, low-cost passenger airline dedicated to providing a new way to fly. At Allegiant, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way and a Saturday night stay is never required. With a focus on leisure travel, the company emphasizes low-costs, innovation and leisure traffic to world-class destinations – currently Las Vegas, Nev. and Orlando, Fla. The company provides its customers additional value through its Allegiant Vacations division, which maintains significant hotel partnerships in both Las Vegas and Orlando. Allegiant currently provides nonstop scheduled service from 18 U.S. markets to the
Las Vegas destination. Beginning May 26, 2005, the airline will begin scheduled service from four U.S. markets to Orlando. In addition to its scheduled service, the airline also operates charter service throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The carrier’s charter customers include Harrah’s Entertainment, Apple Vacations, U.S. Forest Service, collegiate athletic organizations, film production companies and corporations. Allegiant’s fleet includes 13 MD80 series jet aircraft, all fitted with comfortable leather seats and spacious overhead luggage bins. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., Allegiant is a privately owned airline founded in 1997.

http://allegiantair.com/pr/051005.htm

Wednesday and Saturday flights are kind of strange, I guess aircraft availbility is an issue on other days.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 2:27 am

Does anyone know how many MD80 aircraft they have and how many more they are getting?

Seems like the small airlines are the ones expanding these days
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 2:40 am

Quoting Iowaman (Reply 2):
Wednesday and Saturday flights are kind of strange, I guess aircraft availbility is an issue on other days.

McAllen will open with a Monday/Friday schedule so this is probably the same equipment.

Quoting Sunking737 (Reply 3):
Does anyone know how many MD80 aircraft they have and how many more they are getting?

Currently 13 aircraft. There is 1 more on the way that I know about, scheduled for a late May/early June delivery. Rumor is they have been shopping for more for delivery this year. ATCRick can probably provide info.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 2:43 am

Apart from the summer months they're going to have a tough time filling the MD 80's- the Black Hills area just doesn't have the population Big grin Probably why it's only twice a week. Does any Major Airline still fly mainline to RAP? Last time I was there, NW was the only airline with DC9 service. UA,DL flights were operated by commuters.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 8:15 am

Quoting AT502B (Reply 5):
Does any Major Airline still fly mainline to RAP? Last time I was there, NW was the only airline with DC9 service. UA,DL flights were operated by commuters.

NW operates 3x A319 and 2x Avro daily into RAP.

Quoting Sunking737 (Reply 3):
Does anyone know how many MD80 aircraft they have and how many more they are getting?

If you would read this it would answer part of your question  Smile :

Quoting Iowaman (Reply 2):
Allegiant’s fleet includes 13 MD80 series jet aircraft,
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 8:28 am

Quoting Iowaman (Reply 2):
Wednesday and Saturday flights are kind of strange, I guess aircraft availbility is an issue on other days

Interesting-will this be the first and only flights Allegiant will operate on Saturdays into LAS? I think most flights into LAS operate Sun-Fri

Also, a little off topic, does anyone have info on how the advance bookings are going for Allegiant's new SFB service starting 5/26?
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 8:31 am

Quoting CIDflyer (Reply 7):
will this be the first and only flights Allegiant will operate on Saturdays into LAS?

Other than charters I believe so.

Quoting CIDflyer (Reply 7):
Also, a little off topic, does anyone have info on how the advance bookings are going for Allegiant's new SFB service starting 5/26?

DSM bookings are doing so well they have added a fifth weekly flight (up from 4x weekly)
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 10:04 am

Why not IFP-RAP? Come on G4 let's get some scheduled service! IFP is a airport on the move and growing!  hissyfit 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Wed May 11, 2005 11:14 am

deep breaths, deep breaths. see what you mean with IFP, look at ACY. but the only casino i know about is harrahs.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Thu May 12, 2005 8:06 am

Quoting NIKV69 (Reply 9):
Why not IFP-RAP? Come on G4 let's get some scheduled service! IFP is a airport on the move and growing!

IFP-RAP??? WTF??? you better at least get DFW or ORD first here...
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Thu May 19, 2005 3:02 pm

Sorry Iowaman, I guess I missed that part. That's what I get for speed reading.

Old habit, I always read my emails at least 2x before I post as I think faster then I write.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Thu May 19, 2005 6:31 pm

Allegiant is currently at 13 aircraft. 3 are due to depart for SFB later this month. 2 operate for Harrah's. One out of Reno and the other out of IFP. 2 new aircraft are due at the end of this month/first half of June. 1 or 2 more are due a little later this summer. So much for the no fly Saturdays. Luckly we still have no fly Tuesdays, except for charters, to get work done. SFB has been selling very well out of DSM and PIA, beyond originally predicted numbers. Madison has been doing about as expected. Any A&Ps with experience, especially on MD-80s, that want a job check out www.Allegiantair.com.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Thu May 19, 2005 8:23 pm

Jeb94 send me an email its on my profile, as I have a question I would like ask about G4.

Thanks for all the aircraft information
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Thu May 19, 2005 8:46 pm

Quoting AT502B (Reply 5):
the Black Hills area just doesn't have the population

Spent three days in RAP two years ago - talking about a one horse town! Having spent two weeks in the Tetons and Yellowstone, I was looking forward to some nightlife - even mount rushmore was a letdown after the Tetons!

RAP needs to attract a daily JetBlue to JFK.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 7:58 am

night life??? you weren't hanging out in the right side of town, given it is a town of 60k but you have to know the right block  Wink
Mt. Rushmore is a let down used to be fun experience now it is just another attraction pay for parking etc
The hills are a fun place to camp/fish though
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 8:10 am

Quoting Jeb94 (Reply 13):
SFB has been selling very well out of DSM and PIA, beyond originally predicted numbers.

I can almost guarantee CID would be the same. People around here are willing to drive along ways for cheap service, so I'm sure CID would draw people from all of eastern Iowa and even western Illinois that are going to the Orlando area.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 9:27 am

Quoting Iowaman (Reply 17):
I can almost guarantee CID would be the same. People around here are willing to drive along ways for cheap service, so I'm sure CID would draw people from all of eastern Iowa and even western Illinois that are going to the Orlando area.

Amen to that Iowaman! I did hear from Pam Hinman, the marketing director at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) and also ATCRick on here has been very optimistic that CID will receive SFB service soon. I am crossing my fingers that we will have it before the end of the summer! I think it would be very popular here and would definitely be competitive to the non stop Airtran MCO service out of the Quad Cities.

[Edited 2005-05-20 02:47:53]
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 9:33 am

Good afternoon all. G4 does currently operate 13 aircraft. The next delivery will be in the first week of June. That will also be the last aircraft ifrom SAS. The next one is coming from AeroMexico and is currently undergoing a C-Check in MEX. Thats scheduled to be complete on or about Jun 10th. Let me know if I can assist further.

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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 10:14 am

Hey Rick I sent you an email. I hope your MX will check out the Aero Mex bird real well.

SY got some DC-10-15 from them. We had one that went through a thunder storm and she lost all kinds of paint. MX guys almost had a heart attack. She was painted 2x the first year. They did a bad job of priming before painting.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 10:23 am

Rob,

Quoting Sunking737 (Reply 20):
I hope your MX will check out the Aero Mex bird real well.

That was my first thought exactly. But whoever went down to MEX to see it, said the aircraft appeared to be an as good if not better condition then some we've gotten from SAS. Time will tell. I'll get to your email when the operation slows down here in awhile.

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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 11:29 am

From what I understand, our FAA maintenance inspectors have also been down to Mexico so it must be ok. We'll see when it gets here.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 11:40 am

Jeb94,

That piece of information I did not know. But thats good to hear. We have had issues with SAS in the past that have delayed deliveries but you'll see that kind of thing anywhere. We want the best possible aircraft when we accept it because after that, its our problem.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 12:27 pm

Quoting CIDFlyer (Reply 18):
Amen to that Iowaman! I did hear from Pam Hinman, the marketing director at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) and also ATCRick on here has been very optimistic that CID will receive SFB service soon. I am crossing my fingers that we will have it before the end of the summer! I think it would be very popular here and would definitely be competitive to the non stop Airtran MCO service out of the Quad Cities.

Hopefully, I understand they applied for the money the FAA gives out every year to smaller airports, and they want money for advertising and other things, along with "a new LCC service carrier" which would be really nice.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 1:57 pm

I talked to the FAA ispectors a couple days ago and they seem to know a lot about this plane. I also seem to recall talks with SAS for one more, possibly up to three more MD80s but that was a few weeks ago. There was some talk also of another Aeromexico aircraft so we shall see. Hey, if Airtran and Midwest merge maybe they'd be willing to give G4 some of their 80s. I'd say probably 9 if not all 11 of the 81s and 82s. I don't know how viable that would be as they'd be -217 powered and obviously have lower T/O weights than the -219 powered 83s. There would also be 2 88s hitting the lease market possibly. Now these two would be worth it I think, except they use bigger wheels and brakes than other MD80s.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Fri May 20, 2005 11:59 pm

Jeb94,

Oh please, please, please, no more -217 powered 82's. N890GA was often a nightmare when it came to figuring out where to send it.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 2:43 am

I have a question for those in the know at G4 - At the website, under the jobs link, the position of Station Manager is listed for ALL locations. Is this a mistake? Is Allegiant looking for managers systemwide? - just curious.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 3:02 am

Ummm, did anyone tell Allegiant that Rapid City is losing its Air Force Base? This will surely dampen the market there.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 3:05 am

Can the whole population of South Dakota fit on the plane? Only time will tell.
There are more people in 3 square blocks of New York than the whole town of Rapid City. Its amazing the diversity in this country. Good luck to Allegiant, although I would guess it may be hard to fill such a big plane. That is a lot of gambling dollars lost to Nevada every year if flights are full. Its like a state tax.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 3:47 am

Quoting Ssides (Reply 28):
did anyone tell Allegiant that Rapid City is losing its Air Force Base?

Personally, that doesn't concern me. Any base closings are still a couple of years away.

Allegiant has shown the willingness to quickly pull out of routes that don't perform. Look at Redding or for that matter Baton Rouge where they pulled out before the first flight. Nothing wrong with operating and making some money until conditions change or even just exploring to see if there is a market.

Quoting Petazulu (Reply 29):
Can the whole population of South Dakota fit on the plane? Only time will tell. There are more people in 3 square blocks of New York than the whole town of Rapid City.

At 115,328, Rapid City is basically the same sized population base or larger than many of Allegiant's other stations such as Bismarck (96,349) and Missoula (98,102), etc.

Besides a larger city doesn't automatically mean you'll be more successful. Many times there is money to be made going where others can't see the market or don't have a business model that allows them to operate in the market.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 3:52 am

Fatflyer,

Good morning. Good points all. Whats the chance of RAP being a different kind of market where as opposed to the standard of bringing people to LAS and then taking them home, actually taking people to RAP (Black Hills, Sturgis) etc? Actually generating a market from the LAS population.

Curious about your opinion.


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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 3:57 am

My remark about Rapid City was intended tongue firmly in cheek! All you memebers in SD don't pounce on me  Smile

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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 5:05 am

Quoting Petazulu (Reply 32):
My remark about Rapid City was intended tongue firmly in cheek!

No attack intended, I suspected you were being tongue in cheek but don't forget we have a lot of non-US visitors on here who may not catch that without a little help from an emoticon or other method. I was trying to avoid anyone getting the wrong ideas about SD.  Wink

Quoting ATCRick (Reply 31):
Whats the chance of RAP being a different kind of market where as opposed to the standard of bringing people to LAS and then taking them home, actually taking people to RAP (Black Hills, Sturgis) etc? Actually generating a market from the LAS population.

Good question Rick, I know that I saw that idea mentioned in the media article.

The short answer, I don't know. I haven't looked at the possibilities. RAP may some possibility of that, more than most of the other cities. But what size that volume might be I don't know. Besides what you mention, RAP is close to Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial, and others. There might also be a market for people spending a week in Vegas who are looking for things to do.

Of course, I've been surprised your marketing department hasn't put together LAS-FAT packages for Yosemite and Sequoia. Scenic seems to be finding Vegas visitors for those types of packages at Merced. Their new service to Visalia will include packages for Vegas visitors and residents who want to see Sequoia National Park.

G4 could do 1 and 2 night packages to Fresno for visits to one or both parks, a leg up on Scenic with both parks included in 1 flight for Vegas visitors.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 6:48 am

Quoting FATFlyer (Reply 33):
G4 could do 1 and 2 night packages to Fresno for visits to one or both parks, a leg up on Scenic with both parks included in 1 flight for Vegas visitors

Not to mention the equipment we use would be a tad of an upgrade for the pax.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 11:40 am

quote=Ssides,reply=28]Ummm, did anyone tell Allegiant that Rapid City is losing its Air Force Base? This will surely dampen the market there.[/quote]

Didn't you hear Rapid City is going to be Allegiant Airline new main base. They are going to buy the base and turn the base into a town named Gallagher S.D., after Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant Air president & CEO
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 12:29 pm

RAP is not such a hole in the wall town. I go through it every year when I visit Rushmore. I think G4 will do fine there. There are plenty of people who want to go Vegas and just as many who want to visit Rushmore and the Black Hills.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 1:29 pm

I don't know about cost but it shouldn't be too difficult to convert an 81 or 82 to an 83. Change the landing gear, rudder actuator and throw limiter, and reengine them with 219s. The key being the cost. Heck, 217s just have a different fuel control than the 219s so the engines could even be sent out for upgrade.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 1:31 pm

Whoops, sorry, I'm getting a little too technical  Smile
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 2:20 pm

I would worry a little more about MSO then RAP, and I wouldn't be that concerned about MSO. Allegiant generates a lot of traffic, due to there low-fares everyone loves. They seem to do fine in BIS, which as mentioned, is smaller than RAP. I am guessing Allegiant will announce FAR by the end of this year, which will do well too I'm sure.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sat May 21, 2005 10:09 pm

I'm sure we will be announcing more cities in the very near future, or as the aircraft delivery schedule dictates. I just don't know where in LAS we are going to park all these aircraft as we are at capacity now.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sun May 22, 2005 3:39 am

Quoting ATCRick (Reply 40):
I'm sure we will be announcing more cities in the very near future, or as the aircraft delivery schedule dictates. I just don't know where in LAS we are going to park all these aircraft as we are at capacity now.

Do you still only have two gates in LAS? Also as far as parking, I know it's pretty limited, last time I was there you were parking towards the 25R threshold kinda out in the open between the Air Cargo and then end of the new D Gates by Holding spot #6.
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sun May 22, 2005 5:29 am

Iowaman,

We now have 3 gates. D4, D6, and D17. And we still do park out where you mentioned when the aircraft isnt scheduled out for awhile. We also have a few spots on the cargo ramp that are allocated to us.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sun May 22, 2005 11:28 am

Now I know why G4 is starting a hub at SFB, they needed the room to park their planes over night.
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Sun May 22, 2005 1:32 pm

Quoting Sunking737 (Reply 43):
Now I know why G4 is starting a hub at SFB, they needed the room to park their planes over night.

Or they see a great opportunity to make money at SFB Smile
 
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RE: Allegiant To Announce Rapid City, SD Today

Mon May 23, 2005 12:35 am

Quoting Sunking737 (Reply 43):
Now I know why G4 is starting a hub at SFB, they needed the room to park their planes over night.



Quoting Iowaman (Reply 44):
Or they see a great opportunity to make money at SFB

I think you're both right.
natch!!