Flights to Phoenix begin May 15

71056944The Colorado Springs Airport announced Tuesday that Allegiant Airlines will offer nonstop, roundtrip jet service to Phoenix to the Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport beginning May 15.

“We are thrilled to provide Colorado Springs residents with affordable, nonstop service to Phoenix,” said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company president and COO.

The service will operate twice weekly. It is the only nonstop service from Colorado Springs to any Arizona destination. Flight days and times can be found at allegiant.com.

“We are pleased Allegiant Airlines es expanding from Colorado Springs,” said Dan Gallagher, Colorado Springs Airport interim aviation director.

Allegiant had offered service to Las Vegas at the Colorado Springs Airport in February 2002 and to Phoenix from 2010 to 2012.