Allegiant Air commenced a route between Oakland and Memphis on 30 May. Part of the festivities at the latter airport included a press conference. Among those to take part in the media briefing were: Scott Brockman, President and CEO, Memphis Airport; Pace Cooper, Chairman, Board of Commissioners, Memphis Airport; Kimberly Schaefer, Public Relations Manager, Allegiant Air; Phil Trenary, President and CEO, Greater Memphis Chamber; and Kevin Kane, President and CEO, Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau. The carrier will serve the city pair twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Saturdays).
Syracuse Airport baked this cake to toast the start of Allegaint Air’s new route from Orlando Sanford on 30 May. The airline plans to serve the 1,658-kilometre city pair twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Sundays) using its MD-80s.
- Allegiant Air launched flights between Oakland (OAK) and Memphis (MEM) on 30 May, a 2,886-kilometre sector that the ULCC will operate twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Sundays). “We are so excited to continue our growth in Memphis, with the addition of this new non-stop route to the Bay Area,” said Drew Wells, VP Revenue and Planning, Allegaint Air. “This new route provides Memphis with their only non-stop option to the Bay Area and more opportunities to explore this great destination.” The carrier will connect the Californian and Tennessean cities using its fleet of A319s, with no direct competition being provided. Along with this link, the carrier also commenced its newest service from Orlando Sanford (SFB) on 30 May, launching twice-weekly (Wednesdays and Sundays) flights to Syracuse (SYR). The airline will serve the 1,658-kilometre link between the Floridian and New York State airports using its MD-80 fleet according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. Like the route between Oakland and Memphis, the service from Sanford to Syracuse will face no direct competition. See how Memphis Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.