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Allegiant Begins The Kinston Flights

Sun Nov 12, 2006 4:31 am

Courtesy: The New Bern Sun Journal

Allegiant Air Comes To Kinston

http://www.newbernsj.com/SiteProcess...ls.cfm&StoryID=30948&Section=Local
 
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RE: Allegiant Begins The Kinston Flights

Sun Nov 12, 2006 6:53 am

Does anybody have any info or even any links with response to Allegiant's huge southeast buildup and the PIE buildup and how loads are looking per market? How do the newer flights out west look as well, PSP-BLI is one that comes to mind?
 
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RE: Allegiant Begins The Kinston Flights

Sun Nov 12, 2006 7:04 am

The initial Kinston (ISO) flight was 100 out of 150 passengers.. of course, they were riding on $39 fares.. .
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RE: Allegiant Begins The Kinston Flights

Sun Nov 12, 2006 12:14 pm

I hope ILM gets them. We almost had Delta conx service there once. Maybe Airtran will offer MCO service if we get them.

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RE: Allegiant Begins The Kinston Flights

Sun Nov 12, 2006 12:23 pm

Quoting ERAUgrad02 (Reply 3):
I hope ILM gets them.

I doubt it. I don't see Allegiant doing much more Eastern NORTH Carolina expansion. They already have ISO and FAY. The only other option I could see is if they were to do Hickory or Winston-Salem.

I could see them doing some SOUTH Carolina expansion though.. Columbia and Hilton Head or Myrtle Beach...

Just my opinion, though..
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RE: Allegiant Begins The Kinston Flights

Sun Nov 12, 2006 2:39 pm

I wonder why they chose such a small city like ISO? I lived there my 1st 2yrs of college. Back then CCAir could barely fill a J31. FAY has a good population like ILM but like i said. np The community continues to vote on airtran.com
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RE: Allegiant Begins The Kinston Flights

Sun Nov 12, 2006 2:48 pm

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 4):
I could see them doing some SOUTH Carolina expansion though.. Columbia and Hilton Head or Myrtle Beach...

I dont see Hilton Head. They would have to fly into Savannah. The strip at Hilton Head is just too small, and the NIMBY's would be all over it.

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RE: Allegiant Begins The Kinston Flights

Sun Nov 12, 2006 4:43 pm

Quoting ERJ170 (Reply 2):
The initial Kinston (ISO) flight was 100 out of 150 passengers.. of course, they were riding on $39 fares.. .

That seems bad for Allegiants standards. If you cant fill a plane to Orlando with $39 fares...... Well hopefully that'll pick up.

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