Allegiant services to Southern California takes flight

Angela Padalecki

Allegiant has launched nonstop air service between Grand Junction and southern California.

The company offers twice-weekly flights between Grand Junction Regional Airport and John Wayne Airport in Orange County.

“The Los Angeles basin is the largest market for travel to and from Grand Junction, and we are thrilled to see nonstop, year-round service from our partners at Allegiant,” said Angela Padalecki, executive director of the Grand Junction Regional Airport. “We are grateful for Allegiant’s confidence in our market and thankful passengers choose to fly GJT and make new routes like this successful.”

Drew Wells, senior vice president of revenue for Allegiant, said the Grand Valley also offers an attractive destination. “Outdoor enthusiasts from Orange County will have a lot to discover in Grand Junction, including vineyards, biking trails, rivers and lakes and beautiful mountain vistas. We’re excited to connect these two cities with affordable, nonstop service.”

Allegiant also provides air service from Grand Junction to Las Vegas and Mesa, Ariz.

Based in Las Vegas, Allegiant provides air service from small cities to resort destinations, operating routes across the country. The company also provides customers with hotel accommodations, rental cars and other travel-related services.