ALLEGIANT TAKES OFF WITH NEW FLIGHTS BETWEEN WASHINGTON D.C. / BALTIMORE AND SAVANNAH AND FARES AS LOW AS $44April 29th, 2016
SAVANNAH, Georgia. April 29, 2016 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today begins new, nonstop service between Washington D.C. / Baltimore and Savannah / Hilton Head. To celebrate Allegiant’s new service, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offeringone-wayfares on the new route for as low as $44.*
“We’re very excited to give Baltimore-area travelers the opportunity to enjoy Savannah and the Hilton Head area,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. “We’re also pleased to give Savannah-area residents the opportunity to visit the nation’s capital.”
The new service will operate twice weekly and expand on the routes Allegiant currently operates to Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV). With this new route, Allegiant service will total six routes to Savannah including Akron / Canton, Ohio; Columbus, Ohio; Pittsburgh; Indianapolis and Cincinnati. The company began service to Savannah / Hilton Head in April 2015. The new route will bring more than 32,000 additional visitors each year to the area. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
“With the start of year-round service to BWI, Allegiant is filling a huge void in affordable airfare options to the Washington D.C. / Baltimore region from Savannah,” said Gregory B. Kelly, Savannah Airport Commission executive director. “There is no doubt that Savannah, Hilton Head and the Low Country will enjoy many new visitors as a result of this service and that the low cost airfares will provide a great opportunity for those in our region to visit our country’s capital very affordably.”
"We believe that this new Allegiant service to Savannah from the Washington D.C. / Baltimore-area is going to be extremely popular,” said Joseph Marinelli, president of Visit Savannah. “Folks can be visiting our beautiful historic destination and our Tybee Island beaches in less time than it takes to travel to the Eastern Shore. The cost-savings and flight options give travelers even more affordable flight options.”
Allegiant’s innovative business model has allowed it to grow from one plane and one route to offering access to low-cost flights in over 100 cities nationwide, more than any other domestic low-cost carrier. Allegiant passengers can enjoy unique savings by bundling their air, hotel, car and even activity and attraction reservations together for less.
*About the introductory one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by May 6, 2016 for travel by Sept. 29, 2016. Price displayed reflects purchase by debit card; purchase by credit card subject to surcharge not to exceed $8 each way per passenger. See Allegiant.comfor details. For optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.
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Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars and attraction tickets. All can be purchased only through the company website, Allegiant.com. Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown to over 80 aircraft and more than 300 routes across the country with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/YFuyb.
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