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Allegiant Air will cease flights from Gary/Chicago International Airport in August but before they do the airline says starting June 5th it will switch it's weekly flights to Wednesdays and Saturdays. The Times is reporting that the carrier anticipates its last scheduled flight to take off on August 10th. Despite the announcement made Friday by the airport authority, the airport is planning to borrow it's largest amount in authority history. According to the article, Gary Mayor, Karen Freeman-Wilson says with the airport's large-scale runway expansion project and potential public-private partnership, other airlines are “expressing an interest in Gary.” Meanwhile despite it's announcement to end service, Allegiant has not totally closed the door on future opportunities at the airport, according to published reports.
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