Airline's Colorado Pullback Questioned

AINsafety » October 8, 2012
October 8, 2012, 1:44 PM

A story in this week’s Loveland, Colo. Reporter Herald says that Allegiant Airlines’ suspension of service from Loveland in August was due to airline CEO Maurice Gallagher’s concern about safety based on too much local air traffic and the airport’s lack of a control tower. Local city officials, as well as representatives of the Transport Workers Union representing Allegiant flight attendants want to know why, if flight safety is the reason for the pullout, the airline plans to continue operating service to Las Vegas through the end of October. Officials also claim that local air traffic numbers have plummeted the past year.

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