LAS VEGAS, Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) has appointed Scott Sheldon to serve as both its chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Sheldon officially assumed the role of chief operating officer on October 24, 2017. He had previously served as interim chief operating officer since May 2017.
"Scott has shown an incredible talent for managing people and solving problems," stated Allegiant President John Redmond. "He has built a very strong team in both finance and operations that allows him to effectively oversee both aspects of our business. We have seen tremendous improvements in our operation since he has been our interim COO, and we trust that through his leadership we will continue to see our operation strengthen."
Sheldon has served as Allegiant's chief financial officer since 2010. He joined Allegiant in 2004 as director of accounting, and served as principal accounting officer from 2007 to 2010 prior to his appointment as CFO. Before joining Allegiant, Sheldon, a certified public accountant, worked for the firm Perry-Smith, LLP in Sacramento, California.
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 and rental cars. 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 more than 85 aircraft and 350 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/iiFa303wrtF.
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