CASPER, WY - Allegiant Air says it plans to add twice-weekly direct flights from Casper, Wyoming to Phoenix in December.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports the flights between the Casper/Natrona County International Airport and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport will start Dec. 20.
Keith Hansen of Allegiant says the flights initially will be offered on Sundays and Thursdays.
The airline will use MD-80 aircraft on the route. The planes can carry 166 passengers.
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