Company Begins Service With Introductory One-Way Fares as Low as $159*
HONOLULU, May 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allegiant (Nasdaq:ALGT) announces the company will begin new, nonstop air service from the mainland to Honolulu and Maui, Hawaii. The new service will provide new economic development by allowing customers to visit the popular vacation destination for new lower fares.
The carrier will offer introductory fares as low as $159* one-way, including taxes and fees, from Honolulu International Airport (HNL) to:
1. Bellingham, Wash. — begins November 15 with fares as low as $159* each way
2. Eugene, Ore. — begins November 17 with fares as low as $179* each way
3. Santa Maria, Calif. — begins November 17 with fares as low as $199* each way
4. Stockton, Calif. — begins November 18 with fares as low as $199* each way
The carrier will offer introductory fares as low as $199* one-way, including taxes and fees, from Kahului Airport (OGG) to:
1. Bellingham, Wash. — begins November 14 with fares as low as $199* each way
Flight days and times for all markets can be found at allegiant.com.
"We are pleased to expand our presence in the islands with nonstop service to Maui and additional nonstop service to Honolulu from four more of our existing markets," stated Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President. "This is especially exciting because it comes shortly after announcing initial service to Hawaii from Las Vegas and Fresno. We anticipate the new service will be very popular, especially when customers take advantage of great deals when bundling their air, hotel and car rental."
Allegiant is more than an airline, it's an innovative travel company dedicated to providing the best travel deals to its customers. Linking U.S. cities to world-class leisure destinations, Allegiant provides low-cost travel packages that include not only air, but hotel, rental car and attractions. Founded in 1997, Allegiant became a public company in December 2006, under the Allegiant Travel Company name and trades on the NASDAQ under ticker ALGT. Allegiant is led by a team of successful airline industry veterans who take the proven attributes of the low-cost airline business model and creatively adapted them to best serve the company's targeted leisure clientele and destinations.
Reservations can be made on the company's website at allegiant.com or by calling the company's travel experts at 702-505-8888.
About the introductory one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by May 21, 2012, for travel by Jan. 15, 2013. Prices include PFC, segment tax and Sept. 11th security fee of up to $10.80 per segment. A segment is one take-off and one landing. A convenience fee of $10 per segment, per passenger is included in the introductory one-way fare. A fee of $14.99 per segment, will apply when purchased through Allegiant call centers. Purchases made at any Allegiant Airport Ticket Office will not incur a convenience or call center fee. For ticket counter hours of operation, please visit allegiant.com. Baggage fees of up to $35 per bag, per segment will apply to one carry-on and the first two (2) checked bags. For baggage fees, please visit allegiant.com. Additional higher fees will apply for three or more checked bags. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.
Allegiant, travel is our deal.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (Nasdaq:ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. Through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, the company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline, and offers other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets through its website, allegiant.com. The company was ranked ninth in the 2011 Forbes' Best Small Companies. Allegiant was also recently named one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Fastest-Growing Companies" for the second consecutive year.
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