The Las Vegas-based company is investing more than $42 million to establish its new base of operations, which will house two Airbus aircraft. The company, which focuses on linking travelers in small-to-medium cities to world-class leisure destinations, plans to begin its base operations at Gerald R. Ford International Airport on
Recently ranked among the nation's fastest growing economies and best places to start a business, the
Today, Allegiant serves 11 non-stop routes from the state of Michigan, including flights from Grand Rapids and Flint.
New seasonal service from
Nashville, Tennesseevia Nashville International Airport(BNA) – beginning June 6, 2019with fares as low as $49.* Savannah, Georgiavia Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport(SAV) – beginning June 7, 2019with fares as low as $49.*
The new seasonal routes will operate twice weekly. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
Allegiant began operating at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in 2009 and with today's announcement now offers nine non-stop routes – to Las Vegas; Phoenix/
"Allegiant's decision to open a base at the
Allegiant, which employs more than 4,000 team members across the U.S., plans to immediately begin hiring pilots, flight attendants, mechanics and ground personnel to support the operations. The majority of the new positions are expected to offer salaries that are more than double the state's average wage. Interested applicants may apply online.
"Today's announcement would not have been possible without the support of key state and local agencies and partners," said Hansen. "We'd like to thank both the
"Echoing our community partners, the team here at GRR is excited that Allegiant has made the decision to establish a base at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport," said
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