Allegiant Air to Offer Cheap Flights to Nowheresvilles


The L.A. Times carries a story that Vegas-based Allegiant Air will begin cheap nonstop flights from LAX to small cities in California and other Western states. Allegiant plans to start service May 1 from Terminal 6 to a dozen destinations that would expand later in that month. These include Medford, Oregon,  Wichita, Kansas and, to sweeten the deal, Billings, Montana. Actually, while some of Allegiant's stops may sound like tank towns, they have traditionally been almost impossible to reach through nonstop flights -- and at reasonable prices. What should catch California eyes is the Times' mention of an L.A to Monterey shuttle. Getting to California's Central Coast has always been a costly and time-consuming ordeal. Apparently Allegiant will offer introductory fare prices ranging from $59 to $99, one way.


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