Allegiant Air, which operates flight service to Orlando, Fla., from Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport, will take passengers to Orlando International Airport instead of Orlando-Sanford International Airport effective Feb. 1. The airline said the move will provide Allegiant customers with more convenient access to Orlando’s popular theme parks. Allegiant will continue to operate service to Orlando-Sanford from 21 of the 31 cities it serves, including Owensboro, Ky.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that the Lexhold International Center for Technological Innovation has secured three new tenants at its Coldstream Research Campus facility: Armetrx, a healthcare cost containment company; Wilbur Smith Associates, a full-service transportation and infrastructure consulting firm; and Estate Source, a real estate company that offers multiple listing service (MLS) for a flat fee. The new leases leave the 160,000-s.f. Lexhold facility with approximately 80,000 s.f. of available space.
Porsche has closed its Lexington dealership, saying the market is too small to retain a presence. Without a central Kentucky dealership, Lexington-area Porsche owners will have to take their vehicles to either Cincinnati or Louisville for servicing.
NTSG Inc., a provider of outsourced advanced optical network integration services to the communications industry, plans to open a new facility in Lexington. The newly established operation will create 10 new full-time jobs with an average annual wage of $58,000 including benefits and result in a $1.4 million investment. Established in 2001, NTSG’s client base includes companies such AT&T, Cisco, and Nokia Siemens Networks. In addition to its headquarters functions, the Lexington location will consist of a warehousing and staging facility to store, build and stage equipment prior to installation and integration into client systems. The site will also provide a laboratory and training center for field operations personnel.