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04-02-2018, 10:05 AM
Reading the news it looks like VPS (Destin-Fort Walton Beach) will now be a permanent domicile for Allegiant.

This is what peaked my interest in getting back in to the airlines, to live in domicile near my home and still fly. Still going to get back into flying regardless, but a domicile near my home is icing on the cake.

My question to you all, will VPS be a traditional domicile or will it still be a virtual hub like before?

The reason I ask, I have heard conflicting information that VPS will still be a virtual base to be temporarily filled and not permanent.

If it is becoming a traditional domicile for Allegiant, does anyone have any idea how senior it might be?

Forgive the newbie questions, just getting up to speed.

04-02-2018, 10:32 AM
VPS was a seasonal base and as of May it will be a permanent domicile going forward. Three A320's will be there in the summer and 2 in the off season. 30 total pilots were awarded VPS, it went junior. All of the captains, except 3, have been on property less than 3 years. I don't think you would have any issues getting awarded VPS quickly when hiring picks up again.