|Allegiant Takes Flight from Albuquerque to Austin with Fares as Low as $29|
AUSTIN, Texas. June 2, 2016 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today launches nonstop service from a new city in its network, Albuquerque, New Mexico to Austin, Texas. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new route for as low as $29.*
“We’re looking forward to providing Albuquerque travelers with a low cost, nonstop option to visit Austin,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. “We’re excited to welcome Albuquerque to our network, and we’re confident the community will take advantage of this opportunity to explore everything Austin has to offer.”
New year-round service from Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ) to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) will operate twice weekly and expand on the service Allegiant currently operates to Austin. The new route is estimated to bring more than 17,000 additional travelers to Austin, Texas. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can only be found at Allegiant.com.
“The new Albuquerque-Austin nonstop flights and low fares on Allegiant make it easy to enjoy events and activities in Austin,” said Jim Smith, executive director, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. “In just over 12 months, Allegiant has added a fourth new nonstop destination for Central Texas travelers. We welcome Allegiant's continued growth here.”
“We are thrilled that Austin continues to be a part of Allegiant's route expansions,” said Tom Noonan, Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau president & CEO. “Allegiant continues to stimulate airline competition while providing increased access to visitors flying to Austin. We look forward to Allegiant's continued growth and success in our marketplace.”
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.
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