Allegiant Airlines Plans To Inspect All Planes After Yet Another Flight Disturbance

Allegiant Airlines Plans To Inspect All Planes After Yet Another Flight Disturbance

Last month, federal regulators announced they had stepped up scrutiny of budget carrier Allegiant Airlines after a string of in-flight disturbances and accusations from a pilot’s union of poor safety standards. Now, after yet another issue, the airline says it plans to inspect its entire fleet. [More]

Allegiant Under Increased Scrutiny From Regulators After Latest Flight Disturbance

Allegiant Under Increased Scrutiny From Regulators After Latest Flight Disturbance

After a string of in-flight disturbances and accusations from a pilot’s union of poor safety standards, the Federal Aviation Administration has stepped up its scrutiny of budget carrier Allegiant Airlines. [More]

You Can Add Wasps To The List Of Things That Can Divert Flights

You Can Add Wasps To The List Of Things That Can Divert Flights

Time and again we’ve reported on incidents in which an unruly passenger diverts a plane. But what about an unruly insect? Apparently it’s possible, as Allegiant Airlines says a recent flight had to make an unscheduled landing because of an unticketed wasp. [More]

Spirit Airlines Brings Up Rear In Latest Airline Customer-Satisfaction Scores

Spirit Airlines Brings Up Rear In Latest Airline Customer-Satisfaction Scores

Time Warner Cable and merger-partner Comcast have very little company among the lowest-scoring companies on the American Customer Satisfaction Index, but now that ACSI has added Spirit and Frontier to its airline rankings, TWC can no longer claim the honor of having the lowest survey score of all U.S. companies in the Index. [More]

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Passenger Says She Was Kicked Off Plane For Being Blind; Airline Says She Seemed Drunk

It’s a game of She Says/Airline Says in the case of a Missouri woman who was recently removed from an Allegiant airlines flight. The passenger claims that Allegiant staff treated her poorly because of her blindness, while the airline contends that flight attendants were merely dealing with a disruptive passenger who appeared to be intoxicated. [More]

Allegiant: Let's Let Travelers Gamble On Airfare

Allegiant: Let's Let Travelers Gamble On Airfare

Allegiant Air has come up with an idea for a new kind of airfare whose final price would rise or fall with the price of jet fuel. Passengers could choose between a traditional ticket, or one that has a discounted up-front cost, but whose final price is variable. If gas is cheaper the day you fly, you pay less. If higher, you pay more. It sounds a little crazy, until you realize where Allegiant is based out of: Las Vegas! [More]

Airline Wants To Offer Fares That Could Change At Last-Minute Based On Fuel Prices

Airline Wants To Offer Fares That Could Change At Last-Minute Based On Fuel Prices

Knowing that fares are likely to continue going up as fuel prices rise, some travelers are booking air travel well in advance to lock in an affordable fare that won’t change in the coming months. However, Allegiant Air wants to offer travelers the option of buying a ticket that, even after purchase, could go up or down in price depending on the cost of fuel. [More]

Passengers Watch With Disbelief As Their Allegiant Air Flight Leaves Without Them

Passengers Watch With Disbelief As Their Allegiant Air Flight Leaves Without Them

Over 20 passengers watched in horror as their Allegiant Air flight from Huntsville to Fort Lauderdale took off without them. The passengers had lined up at the gate, tickets in hand, when the plane pushed back. Apparently, the single ticketing agent had struggled to handle everyone on time and didn’t tell the plane to wait. Passengers called the airline once they realized they were stranded as kids shouted, “We want to go to Disney World!”

“So, everybody calls Allegiant Air,” Rigas said. “Three people got hung up on.”

All US Airline CEO's Contact Infos

All US Airline CEO's Contact Infos

This appears to be a giant list of all US airlines’ CEO contact info (for instance, the phone number for US Airways corresponds with the information listed on their SEC filing) Shoot your complaints to the top of the totem pole with this information. — BEN POPKEN