FWAERJ
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Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:51 am

The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette and CBS affiliate WANE-TV are both reporting that FWA is landing Allegiant Air. A press conference is scheduled for tomorrow at 10:30 AM EST. More information is available here.

Personally, I can't wait... leisure passengers have been forced to go to IND for low fares for eons, and G4 will do great here. As for G4's choice of cities: my guess is that SFB is probably a given, PIE is highly likely, and LAS is a long-shot.
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CIDFlyer
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Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:28 am

good for Ft Wayne, it certainly is a city that fits the Allegiant mold. I would guess SFB service for sure, maybe PIE as well. Allegiant is going to need a bigger route map, or an interactive one. They also need to move South Bend farther west as its right over Ft Wayne  Smile
 
FATFlyer
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Its Official: Allegiant To FWA

Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:31 am

There is also info here
http://www.fortwayne.com/mld/journalgazette/16012229.htm

Congrats to Ft. Wayne fliers.
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
 
LASoctoberB6
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Wed Nov 15, 2006 2:09 pm

Quoting FWAERJ (Thread starter):
and LAS is a long-shot.

what do you mean by that?
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FATFlyer
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Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:08 am

Well it is official.

Fort Wayne to Orlando-SFB starts 2/15/07. Monday/Friday flights leaving FWA at 2:20 PM.
http://www.allegiantair.com/aaNews20061115a.php
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
 
FWAERJ
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Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:13 am

Well, it's official: Allegiant announced FWA today.

FWA-SFB only for now, with flights 2x weekly (departing Monday and Friday) on Mad Dogs. Service starts 2/15/07. The official press release from G4 is available here.

As they said in the movie Airplane! (one of my favorite movies), "I just want to tell you both good luck. We're all counting on you."
"Did he really need the triple bypass? Or was it the miles?"
 
FATFlyer
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Thu Nov 16, 2006 12:38 am

LOL, great minds think alike. We both saw the same opening line made sense for a followup post.
"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
 
andrewuber
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Thu Nov 16, 2006 4:24 am

Awesome!!! Finally some decent metal (and an LCC) in FWA!! Maybe this will bring more! I would LOVE to see a B6 E190 at the Fort someday...  pray 

Drew
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andrewuber
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Thu Nov 16, 2006 7:08 am

I dug through my archives and found a shot I took in April of an Allegiant MadDog here in FWA (alongside our new tower):

Big version: Width: 1200 Height: 831 File size: 610kb
I'd rather shoot BAD_MOTIVE
 
Tiger119
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Thu Nov 16, 2006 7:12 am

It might be worth my while to drive to FWA to fly to Florida now!

David
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