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Allegiant rewards one millionth passenger to fly out of CVG with free fights, parking for a year

Allegiant thanked its one-millionth passenger to fly out of the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) Wednesday with free flights on Allegiant and parking provided by CVG for a year. The lucky winner was on board a 1:45 p.m. flight to Orlando. Each of the remaining passengers also received a huge surprise – two free round-trip ticket vouchers. “Allegiant began flying out of...

More ‘sunny’ nonstop destinations coming as Frontier expands service from CVG this fall

Frontier Airlines is adding three ‘sunny’ nonstop destinations from Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport in the late fall/winter season, including Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Cancun, Mexico.   All three destinations will be served by 180-seat, A320 aircraft. Passengers flying to these destinations can find introductory fares* valid today, 7/19, only at flyfrontier.com:   Tampa (TPA):...

Allegiant announces it will add twice-weekly service to New Orleans starting in February

Allegiant Travel Company announced the addition of new service from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to New Orleans (MSY) with passengers able to book travel for as low as $85 one-way.   “As Allegiant’s fastest growing market in their 15 year history, we are thrilled Allegiant is continuing to expand at CVG,” said Candace McGraw, chief executive officer, Cincinnati/Northern...

Rick Robinson: Fly Frontier Airlines for a 'great flight' and a better future for CVG

(Photo provided)   By Rick Robinson Special to KyForward   Back in my days at Eastern Kentucky University, I occasionally took the Greyhound back home. Watching Morgan Freeman expatriate the U.S. via a bus trip to join Andy DuFresane in Mexico makes bus travel seem epic. My experiences on the road were hardly so romantic.   Surrounded by chain-smoking passengers, we seemingly stopped...

Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines announces addition of five new destinations from CVG

Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines has announced a major expansion with five new destinations from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, officials announced today.   The new destinations are Dallas/Ft.Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Orlando and Phoenix. Frontier will now serve 10 destinations from CVG, which also includes service to Denver, Trenton and Washington, D.C, –...

Auditor calls for CVG to overhaul board governance to clean up decades-old mess

Staff Report   A special examination by Auditor Adam Edelen of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) board calls for a substantial overhaul of the governance structure that has been in place since its inception.   Even though the airport itself is located in Boone County, the state law establishing the governing structure gave governing authority to Kenton County. It...

CVG’s Community Report, just released, shows airport on flight path to reinvention

  Staff Report   The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport’s (CVG) just-released annual report to the community shows growth in both passenger and cargo traffic – as well as an organization focused on improved customer service.   Rebounding from the loss of its ‘Delta hub’ status over the past several years, the airport has been in a re-definition...

New flight service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky to Las Vegas to begin in December

Allegiant Travel has announced new nonstop service from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to Las Vegas (LAS). Allegiant will offer the flights on Thursdays and Sundays starting Dec. 18. Allegiant is offering an $81 one-way intro fare which must be booked by Aug. 19 for travel by Feb. 10.   Las Vegas will be the seventh market served by Allegiant from CVG. Allegiant...