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Peoria, Ill., is latest to join Gateway lineup

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Posted: Sunday, August 26, 2007 5:47 am | Updated: 6:45 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

Peoria, Ill. is the next new destination for Williams Gateway Airport passengers.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air said Saturday it will fly round trips from Mesa to Greater Peoria Regional Airport on Wednesdays and Saturdays, starting Oct. 27.

Flights to the central Illinois destination will cost as little as $89 each way during the introductory period. Prices will jump to $109 after the introductory period.

Allegiant said it will fly 130-seat, MD-80 jets from Mesa to Peoria. The carrier has already announced plans to fly round trips from Williams Gateway to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Chicago Rockford, Ill., Bellingham, Wash., Missoula, Mont., Stockton and Santa Maria, Calif., and Sioux Falls and Rapid City, S.D.

Four more Mesa routes are planned and scheduled to be announced during the next few weeks.

Passengers can make reservations for flights to any of the new Williams Gateway destinations at or the reservations center at (702) 505-8888.

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