DIA gains air route as NoCo loses two
Spirit Airlines Inc. on Tuesday announced it will add nonstop flights between Denver International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport starting Oct. 4.
Spirit (Nasdaq: SAVE) is a self-described “ultra low”-cost airline based in Miramar,Florida. Spirit began flying out of DIA in May and offers flights to four destinations, DIA aviation manager Kim Day said in a press release from Spirit.
Meanwhile, Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport will lose Allegiant Air flights to Las Vegas and Phoenix.
A spokeswoman for Allegiant Air confirmed Tuesday the airline plans to halt service.
According to a report in the Loveland Reporter-Herald, executives of Allegiant Air on Monday told representatives of the airport and the cities of Fort Collins and Loveland they will cease service in mid-October.
Allegiant Air offers flights to Las Vegas McCarran International and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airports from Fort Collins-Loveland. The airline is a low-cost airline offering flights to airports serving small cities.
Allegiant Air is a subsidiary of Allegiant Travel Co. (Nasdaq: ALGT), which is based in Las Vegas.
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