05 March 2010

Allegiant Looks At 757s For Hawai‘i

It appears that Allegiant Airlines is getting closer to serving Hawai‘i. It has narrowed it's ETOPS aircraft to the Boeing 757. According Hawaii News Now's Howard Dicus's blog, Allegiant is pledging to spend over US$70 million to obtain six 757s.

There should be several 757-200s in storage at VCV available for Allegiant's proposed service.

Read the full article Howard Dicus' blog.

The official press release from Allegiant Air.

NYC Aviation has more coverage on this breaking story.

Local coverage by the Honolulu Advertiser and Star*Bulletin.

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