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Allegiant Plans Non-Stop Flights from Fargo to Nashville

The new service begins June 4.

FARGO, N.D. (KFGO)–Allegiant Air is planning to provide non-stop flights between Fargo and Nashville beginning in June. The flights from Hector International Airport will be offered twice each week.  The new service begins June 4. “We’ve worked with Allegiant Air over the last couple of years to add this market as Nashville is a popular destination for travelers of all…

Scholarship Winners Take On Flight Simulators As Allegiant Works To Improve Service

They were all enrolled in the Cass County Career & Technical Education Center aviation program

LAS VEGAS, NV — On Sunday night, KVRR featured three local winners of aviation scholarships from Allegiant airlines. The recent high school graduates each brought a parent along for a whirlwind trip to company headquarters in Las Vegas. Allegiant is doing its part to groom a new crop of much needed airline industry employees. They just started awarding $2,500 scholarships…

Allegiant Hosts Three West Fargo Graduates After Awarding Them Aviation Scholarships

Reece, Seth and Kylee were all awarded $2,500 by Allegiant

LAS VEGAS, NV — A pilot shortage is expected in the country in the near future as more and more pilots face retirement. Allegiant wants to do something about that. The deep-discount airline has awarded its first Allegiant Careers in Aviation Scholarships to just six high school graduates. Three of them attended a program at Sheyenne High School. KVRR’S TJ…

Allegiant Flight In Fargo Not Actually Hit By Lightning During Saturday’s Storm

The spokesperson says there was a "smell" in the aircraft

FARGO, ND — A spokesperson for Allegiant Air says after inspection it was determined a jet headed from Fargo to Los Angeles was not hit by lightning during Saturday’s severe weather. There was lightning around the airport and a suspected lightning strike as the Airbus taxied back to the terminal as the storm hit. The spokesperson says there was a…

Update: Allegiant Flight Bound For Los Angeles Was Not Hit By Lightning On Runway Saturday

After approximately 3 hours of investigation, maintenance workers could find no evidence of a lightning strike.

UPDATE: FARGO, N.D. (KFGO) – A spokesperson for Allegiant Air says after inspection it was determined a jet headed from Fargo to Los Angeles was not hit by lightning during Saturday’s severe weather. Hilarie Grey told KFGO News there was lightning around the airport and there was a suspected lightning strike as the Airbus taxied back to the terminal as…

Hector International Airport Named Official Aviation Guide’s Busiest Small Airport of the Year

Hector is served by Delta, United Express, Frontier, American Eagle and Allegiant

FARGO, ND — Fargo has something else to brag about. Hector International Airport has been named Official Aviation Guide’s Busiest Small Airport of the Year. Executive director Shawn Dobberstein says it’s a reflection of the passengers they serve. The airport accommodated nearly 554-thousand scheduled departing seats in the previous 12 months. Hector is served by Delta, United Express, Frontier, American Eagle…

Allegiant Airlines Strands Passengers in Las Vegas After Flight Cancellation

Allegiant officials said the last minute cancellation was due to mechanical issues

  LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Tourists waiting to fly home out of Las Vegas on Allegiant Airlines are stranded after the airline cancels the flight and won’t make one available until Thursday. Nearly 200 passengers were waiting to fly home to Oklahoma City on Sunday when they were given the announcement. Allegiant officials said the last minute cancellation was due…