Allegiant Air continues its US ANNIES winning route expansion

Allegiant Air continues its US ANNIES winning route expansion

Savannah celebrated with a classic three-tiered cake the start of Allegiant Air’s Lexington service on 2 June. Flights will be operated twice-weekly (Thursdays and Sundays) by the ULCC, with the 726-kilometre link facing no direct competition.

Allegiant Air continues its US ANNIES winning route expansion

Memphis celebrated with Hollywood Star themed cookies the commencement of Allegiant Air’s new route to Los Angeles. Handing out the baked goodies to passengers is Will Livsey, Senior Manager of Air Service Research & Development for the airport.

Refreshments and snacks were on offer to passengers at Lexington Airport on 2 June when the carrier launched service to Savannah. Passengers on the first flight to Baltimore/Washington however had a chance to receive their own cartoon caricature as a souvenir.

  • Allegiant Air, the airline which was named the anna.aero US ANNIES award winner for being the carrier which has opened up the most new routes in the past 12 months, continued its expansion this week, introducing 10 services to its US domestic network. Apart from services between Destin – Fort Walton Beach (VPS) and Belleville/St. Louis (BLV) which will operate thrice-weekly (Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays), the remaining nine routes will all be flown twice-weekly. According to OAG Schedules Analyser data, all 10 airport pairs will be operated by the carrier’s fleet of MD-80s. Among all these new routes are two new airports for the airline; Albuquerque (ABQ) in New Mexico and Evansville (EVV) in Indiana. These latest launches follow on from the 11 unique city pairs that the carrier inaugurated last week.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
2 June Austin-Bergstrom (AUS) Albuquerque (ABQ) MD80 (2) Southwest Airlines (1)
Destin – Fort Walton Beach (VPS) Belleville/St. Louis (BLV) MD80 (3)
Jacksonville (JAX) Indianapolis (IND) MD80 (2)
Las Vegas (LAS) Albuquerque (ABQ) Southwest Airlines (29)
Los Angeles (LAX) Memphis (MEM) Delta Air Lines (6)
Orlando Sanford (SFB) Evansville (EVV)
Savannah (SAV) Lexington (LEX)
3 June Baltimore/Washington (BWI)
Myrtle Beach (MYR) Toledo (TOL)
St. Pete-Clearwater (PIE) New Orleans (MSY)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser data for w/c 7 June 2016.

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