Allegiant announces nonstop, low-cost jet service between northwest Arkansas and Phoenix-Mesa

Allegiant announces nonstop, low-cost jet service between northwest Arkansas and Phoenix-Mesa

Allegiant today announced new, nonstop jet service between Northwest Arkansas and Phoenix-Mesa will begin Nov. 18. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service to Northwest Arkansas

“We’re pleased to announce yet another affordable and convenient way for our customers to get away,” Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. “We are confident Northwest Arkansas will appreciate the value of flying nonstop to Arizona and the great deals we offer on hotels and car rentals.”

“On behalf of the Authority’s Board of Directors, I thank Allegiant for giving the people of Northwest Arkansas yet another new destination,” Board Chairman, Philip Taldo, said.  “I know from my conversations with people throughout our region, the addition of Allegiant and its low-cost service has been very well received.  I’m sure Phoenix will also become another very popular destination.  It is also very rewarding to see Allegiant expanding its services from XNA during tough economic times.”

The new flights will operate twice weekly between the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA) with service Thursday and Sunday. Flights will depart Northwest Arkansas at 8:25 p.m. arriving in Phoenix-Mesa at 10:05 p.m. Flights leaving Phoenix-Mesa will depart at 4:20 p.m. arriving in Northwest Arkansas at 7:45 p.m. (all flight times are local).  The company offers nonstop service to three other destinations, Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Orlando-Sanford, Fla. 

With breathtaking scenery, endless sun, unmatched resorts and miles of world-class golf courses, Phoenix-Mesa is a gateway to all that Arizona has to offer, including the Grand Canyon, Scottsdale, Tempe and Sedona. Not only is the area considered “The Golf Capital of the World,” but also the “Resort Capital of the World,” with numerous four- and five-diamond resorts. These premier resort communities feature shopping, dining, spa, activities and luxury accommodations for the perfect getaway to Arizona’s unique Southwestern hospitality.


Allegiant is more than an airline, it is a full-service travel company that offers great value to its customers through its hotel and car rental packages.  The company partners with more than 40 of Arizona’s most exciting hotel properties, including: Arizona Biltmore, Wigwam Golf Resort & Spa, Sheraton Crescent Hotel, Arizona Golf Resort, Hyatt Place Phoenix-Mesa, JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa and the Phoenician.  Allegiant provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car.