Just think, in less than one month you will be getting on a plane to go to the Sin City from Northern Colorado! OMG!!! No more DIA, No more long waits, VIVA LAS VEGAS!!!!.... Well if that's what you think; you are dead wrong my friend! Allegiant has canceled plans to come to the Northern Colorado Regional Airport. There were delays in the virtual towers making Allegiant back out on the deal. You can't really blame them on this one, the City of Loveland and Fort Collins officials said that the tower would operational by now, and has yet to happen.
Below is the official statement from Allegiant Airlines
ALLEGIANT CANCELS SERVICE AT NORTHERN COLORADO REGIONAL AIRPORT DUE TO ABSENCE OF PLANNED AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER
Refunds Will Be Issued to All Ticketed Customers for Planned Las Vegas, Phoenix-Mesa Flights
LAS VEGAS.October 21, 2019 -- Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announced it has canceled anticipated service at Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Fort Collins in the absence of a planned air traffic control tower. The Las Vegas-based company had been given assurances that a tower would be in place prior to their scheduled start of service.
“Having an air traffic control tower on property, staffed with FAA-certified controllers, was essential to our decision to schedule service at Fort Collins,” said Tyler Hollingsworth, Allegiant’s vice president, safety and security. “We were deeply frustrated to learn that promise would not be fulfilled, leaving us with no responsible choice but to cancel service at this time. Most of all, we regret disappointing our customers who looked forward to flying with us on these routes, and ask for their understanding.”
Allegiant’s announced service from Fort Collins to Las Vegas McCarran International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport was scheduled to begin on November 21. Customers booked for these flights will be notified of the cancelation by email, and will receive a full refund to their original form of purchase.
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