Sunny Arizona Cities Chandler, Mesa and Tempe Announce New Amenities and Things to do in Arizona as Allegiant Air adds Air Service to Local Airport

October 18, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Tempe, AZ – October 18, 2007 – As temperatures cool down, the Sunny Arizona ( cities of Chandler, Mesa and Tempe are ready to take off. Located on the east side of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Sunny Arizona has a new alternative to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. To make arriving in the area even easier, new air service from Allegiant Air has begun at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.

Allegiant Air currently serves more than 50 cities in the United States and has established Mesa as a hub, with a mission to link smaller U.S. cities to world-class sun destinations. Allegiant Air has already announced flights from Mesa to Rockford, Illinois; Rapid City, South Dakota and Missoula, Montana. Ten more routes will be announced in upcoming weeks. The low-cost airline currently flies to 53 destinations including cities in California, Washington, Wisconsin, North Dakota, Oregon, Indiana and Iowa.

The latest Allegiant Air service compliments new amenities and things to do in Arizona such as the Tempe Center for the Arts, Mesa’s expansive Arizona Museum of Natural History, Tempe Marketplace, Bass Pro Shops at Mesa Riverview and a host of new tasty restaurants in Historic Downtown Chandler. Tempe, Mesa and Chandler also feature a full calendar of events including:

Tempe Festival of the Arts
November 30 - December 2, 2007
More than 400 fine artists and craftsmen display and sell their work, attracting a crowd of more than 250,000.

Tumbleweed Tree Lighting Ceremony and APS Parade of Lights in Historic Downtown Chandler
December 1, 2007
Celebrate the holidays with music, entertainment, arts, crafts and food or pay a visit to Santa at his winter home!

Tempe Insight Bowl and Insight Fiesta Bowl Block Party
December 31, 2007
The Insight Bowl matches up rivals from the Big Ten and Big 12 conferences. The block party covers all of the Mill Avenue District & brings thousands of fans together to celebrate the New Year.

For more information on any of the Sunny Arizona cities including Chandler, Mesa and Tempe, or to view an event calendar of things to do in Arizona, visit For further assistance, call 800-283-6734 to plan your trip.

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