September 1, 2014
Allegiant Air is dropping its twice-weekly service between the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas-based airline cited "escalating fuel costs."
The service started June 1. It will end December 10th.
Allegiant spokeswoman Tyri Squyres says it takes a while to have a market be profitable, and unfortunately with the escalation of fuel costs, we found it not to be a wise business decision to keep flying."
Jeremiah Gerald, air service development manager at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, says the flights were a little less than 70 percent full.
Allegiant's service to Orlando will not be affected, Gerald and Squyres said.
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