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(NASDAQ: ALGT) today celebrates the upcoming holiday travel season by announcing 12 new routes, three new cities and a sweepstakes to give away seats on each of the 24 inaugural flights. In conjunction with the new routes that will launch just in time for the holiday travel season, the company is celebrating with a "Christmas in July" Facebook contest to give away seats on the route's inaugural flight.* Allegiant is also offering one-way fares for as low as $35.**
Allegiant will be expanding its low-cost, nonstop service to include New York / Newark; Ogdensburg, New York and Denver.
"This is a very exciting day for Allegiant as we expand our low-cost, nonstop service to three new communities including the addition of New York City," said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. "These 12 new routes begin just in time for the holiday travel season, and we know that millions of passengers will be taking advantage of our service to take affordable and convenient vacations this year that they would otherwise be unable to take."
Allegiant today launches its "Christmas in July" sweepstakes to provide 12 lucky winners with seats on the inaugural flight from Asheville to New York City for themselves and a guest. Local travelers who would like to enter to win can do so on Allegiant's Facebook page at Facebook.com/Allegiant. The "Christmas in July" sweepstakes is part of Allegiant's ongoing $1 Million Summer, a promotion in which the company is giving away $1 million in airfare throughout the summer. For more information on Allegiant's $1 Million Summer, visit Allegiantair.com/blog/million.
Allegiant is also increasing its seasonal service on three existing routes. Missoula International Airport (MSO) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been operating as a seasonal route and will now operate twice weekly as a year-round route. Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) and MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) both began service as seasonal summer routes, but will now lengthen their seasonality to operate through the beginning of January, 2017.
New routes announced include:
Nonstop service to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) from:
Cincinnati - begins Nov. 16, 2016 with fares as low as $39**
- begins Nov. 16, 2016 with fares as low as $39**
Asheville, North Carolina
- begins Nov. 17, 2016 with fares as low as $41**
Knoxville, Tennessee - begins Nov. 17, 2016 with fares as low as $41**
Nonstop service to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) from:
Ogdensburg, New York - begins Oct. 5, 2016 with fares as low as $57**
Nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) from:
Ogdensburg, New York - begins Oct. 6, 2016 with fares as low as $57**
Nonstop service to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) from:
Concord, North Carolina - begins Oct. 5, 2016 with fares as low as $49**
Nonstop service to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from:
Albuquerque, New Mexico - begins Oct. 6, 2016 with fares as low as $35**
Nonstop service to Oakland International Airport (OAK) from:
El Paso, Texas
- begins Oct. 6, 2016 with fares as low as $49**
Nonstop service to San Diego International Airport (SAN) from:
Provo, Utah - begins Sept. 28, 2016 with fares as low as $45**
Nonstop service to McCarran International Airport (LAS) from:
Destin, Florida - begins Oct. 7, 2016 with fares as low as $69**
Nonstop seasonal service to Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) from:
Denver - begins Dec. 14, 2016 through Mar. 25, 2017 with fares as low as $44**
*About the free flight sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and residents of any Canadian province not including Québec, 18 and older. Void elsewhere and where prohibited. Sweepstakes ends July 9, 2016. Subject to complete Official Rules at http://gofly.us/cfDZ301C0qj.
**About the introductory one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by July 1, 2016 for travel by Feb. 14, 2017. Price displayed reflects purchase by debit card; purchase by credit card subject to surcharge not to exceed $8 each way per passenger. See Allegiant.com for details. For optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.
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.
Allegiant Media Relations
Source: Allegiant Travel Company