LAX Service Suspended

Allegiant has officially told us that it’s suspending its service between Springfield and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in mid-January. The news was not unexpected. The airline told us several months ago that it could happen due to operational issues at LAX.


Good News in Spades: Passenger Numbers Up; Allegiant Reaches a Milestone at SGF


Allegiant recently flew its 500,000th customer from our airport. The half-a-million milestone was reached in May; almost exactly seven years after the low fare airline began flying from Springfield.


Allegiant began service here in April 2005 with low fare flights to Las Vegas. Flights to Orlando, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Phoenix, and Los Angeles followed.


Allegiant Soon Flying to Hawaii


Allegiant says it will begin service from the mainland to Hawaii, beginning in June, from Fresno, CA and Las Vegas. This morning's announcement ends two years of speculation about which mainland cities would get the proverbial prize — Allegiant first announced its intent to fly to Hawaii in March of 2010.



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