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2/1/2010 - Orlando International Airport Welcomes Allegiant Air

ORLANDO, FL. - Today Allegiant Air officially started service from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to what will become ten destinations nationwide. The addition of Allegiant Air helps to solidify Orlando International Airport’s reputation of having diverse flight options by offering the most domestic non-stop air service in the state of Florida with 88. Allegiant Air, a low cost carrier, flies predominately MD-83 and MD-87 aircraft with a maximum capacity of 150 passengers.

Captain Chris Gillette, Allegiant Air Florida Chief of Pilots, along with Jim Rose, Senior Director of Commercial Properties for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority celebrate Allegiant’s inaugural flight from MCO
Captain Chris Gillette, Allegiant Air Florida Chief of Pilots,
along with Jim Rose, Senior Director of Commercial Properties for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority
celebrate Allegiant’s inaugural flight from MCO

Allegiant’s inaugural arrival receives a water salute from the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting department (ARFF)
Allegiant’s inaugural arrival receives a water salute from the
Greater Orlando Aviation Authority Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting department (ARFF)

The latest 2009 Zagat Airline Survey recently named Orlando International Airport as one of the top five airports nationwide for overall airport quality.

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For more information contact Carolyn Fennell at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority at 407-825-2055.

 

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