The Las Vegas-based LCC thrives while other carriers struggle by playing a different game.
THE GOOD CITIZENS OF GRAND ISLAND, NEB., WERE ACCUSTOMED (when they could get them) to aircraft that go buzzz. Now they had one headed for town that went whoosh. "They see that MD-80 crusin' right over town and they say, 'Wow, I've got to check this out'," says Mike Olson, director of the Central Nebraska Regional Airport. "It's like a kid [tasting] candy for the first time." Grand Island was one of 69 cherries dotting Allegiant Air's ...
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