Allegiant Air has begun twice-weekly non-stop service between Owensboro in Kentucky and Las Vegas and is offering one-way fares from $86.99 plus taxes between the two cities for bookings made by October 19.
“The Tri-State has asked for Las Vegas flights for two and one half years and Allegiant has responded,” said Bob Whitmer, director of Owensboro-Daviess Regional Airport. “October 14 is a great day for Owensboro as the initial Allegiant Las Vegas flight is the culmination of much hard work by the local governments, the citizens and the Airport Board.”
Whitmer added: “Allegiant provides everything the traveler needs including hotel rooms, car rentals, event tickets as well as the convenience of non-stop flights. The community has received what it requested; now the community must keep the flights full. This is a dream come true for Owensboro.”
Allegiant Air is operating between Owensboro-Daviess Regional Airport (OWB) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) on Mondays and Fridays. The airline’s flights are timed to depart Owensboro at 12:20 p.m. and land at LAS at 2:10 p.m. local time.
Flights leaving Las Vegas are scheduled to leave at 6:10 a.m. and touch down at OWB at 11:35 a.m. local time.
Allegiant Air’s $86.99 (plus tax) one-way fares are limited, are not available on all flights and must be purchased by October 19, 2011, for travel by February 14, 2012. A “convenience” fee of $17.00 per passenger is included in the introductory one-way fare. A fee of $14.99 per segment will apply when purchased through Allegiant call centers.
Reservations may be made at www.allegiant.com or by calling Allegiant’s travel agents at 702-505-8888.
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