The Las Vegas-based company is investing
Known for its rich history, Antebellum architecture, picturesque city squares and renowned culinary scene,
"We are excited that Allegiant will grow its presence in
"From a tourism perspective, Allegiant has had an incredibly positive impact on our visitation numbers over the last five years," said
Allegiant began operating at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in 2015 and with today's announcement now offers 15 non-stop routes – to Albany,
Allegiant currently carries more than 240,000 annual passengers through
"In 2015, Allegiant Air made a commitment to
"Allegiant's move to a year-round presence at the
"We greatly appreciate Allegiant's decision to establish a year-round base here at our airport. This represents a significant vote of confidence that travelers throughout their network will want to visit
"We realize that this is a significant investment on Allegiant's part, and we will work hard to ensure that they will be successful," he continued. "We appreciate the valuable state and regional partnerships that we have established to help achieve our service successes such as this."
Allegiant, which employs more than 4,300 team members across the U.S., plans to immediately begin hiring pilots, flight attendants, mechanics and ground personnel to support the operations. The majority of the new positions are expected to offer salaries that are more than double the state's average wage. Interested applicants may apply online.
"Allegiant's decision to establish a year-round base and add more routes here at
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