Allegiant Air to end service to Phoenix area from Sonoma County airport

allegiant-airAllegiant Air will end flights early next year from Santa Rosa to the Phoenix area, less than eight months after starting the service, the low-cost airline confirmed Thursday.

“There was simply not enough demand to support continuing the route,” spokeswoman Hilarie Grey wrote Thursday in an email.

Another possible factor is that competitor American Airlines announced in October that it will offer daily nonstop service from Santa Rosa to Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport. That service is slated to begin Feb. 16. Read the full article.