Allegiant Air Lands In Northwest Arkansas
Reported by: Tom Yazwinski
Thursday, Mar 12, 2009 @01:06pm CST
On Thursday, Allegiant Air announced it is landing here in northwest Arkansas to offer non-stop flights to Los Angeles at a discount price.
Allegiant is well known for pledging allegiance to low prices, and starting May 22nd, the airline is offering flights from Highfill to L.A. for $99.
The Sales Director for Allegiant Air, John Fenyes says, “We’re a low cost carrier. We look at the glass as half full. There’s 8% unemployment. That means 92% of the general public is still employed. They’re still looking for vacations and they’re looking for bargains.”
XNA officials hope the addition of the new airline will bring traveler numbers back up after a recent slump.