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Nonstop air service to Orlando set to begin in November

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company focuses on offering low-cost options for leisure travelers and packages that include flights — through its Allegiant Air subsidiary — hotel rooms, rental cars and tickets to attractions. The flight will be available Thursdays and Sundays between Will Rogers World Airport and Orlando-Sanford International Airport. “We are pleased to be

United to add nonstop service to Cleveland

In addition to providing direct service to Cleveland, the new route will give Oklahoma City air travelers options in connecting to destinations on the East Coast. In recent years, the carrier has added nonstop service from Oklahoma City to Los Angeles, Newark, N.J., Washington, D.C., and San Francisco. “Will Rogers World Airport is now one

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SOUTHWEST Good news for anyone who has been dying to visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or catch a Cleveland Cavaliers game, but has held off because there was no direct flight from Oklahoma City: On Sept. 20, United Airlines announced plans to begin daily, nonstop service to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport beginning

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DOWNTOWN Comedian Louis C.K., pop singer Rihanna and Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm may have little in common on the surface, but all share a place on Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World list for 2012. The list, now in its ninth year, recognizes great minds and influential people in a

Midway there

“There’s a big difference in business between taking a couple of hours to get to your destination or taking the better part of the day to get there,” says Berney, president of VI Marketing and Branding in Oklahoma City. With the percentage of flights and total seat capacity of airlines flying from Will Rogers World

As airport gets busier, lines get longer

Traffic can vary, Airport Spokeswoman Karen Carney said, but the peak time between 5:30 a.m. and 7 a.m. passengers can expect to wait in line at the security checkpoint for upward of 30 to 50 minutes. “We are seeing more passengers in the early morning time frame than we did a year ago,” Carney said.

Coffee? Ticket, please.

It is headed here this summer, but you’ll need a ticket to get in, or, more specifically, an airline ticket. The store will be behind the security checkpoint at Will Rogers World Airport. “A specialty coffee shop has been a missing element of our food concession program at the airport for some time,” said Mark

Use it or lose it

On Aug. 29, the airport will add nonstop service on United Airlines to San Francisco. New flights must make financial sense to the airlines, and airport officials know that to keep those flights here, it is a useit-or-lose-it situation. Airport officials and the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber often work for years to get an airline

Will Rogers tracks increase in travelers over last year

For June, airport officials reported a 3.56-percent increase in passenger enplanements over the same time last year.Airport Spokeswoman Karen Carney said that Oklahoma City is bringing in more tourism traffic during the traditionally busy summer months.“We had a sense that this would be a busy summer based on May’s numbers, which were up 2.25 percent,

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