Allegiant Celebrates Eight Years of Flights to the Valley of the Sun Serving Over Seven Million Passengers

MESA, Ariz. Oct. 28, 2015 Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today celebrates eight years of providing low-cost air service to the Phoenix area, making the vacation destination more accessible to travelers nationwide.

“We’re pleased to celebrate eight years of providing nonstop, low-cost flights to the Phoenix Valley,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant Travel Company senior vice president of planning. “We’re proud of the growth over the last eight years of providing low-cost access to Phoenix. We look forward to continuing to bring travelers to visit this top vacation destination.”

As Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport’s (AZA) primary carrier for the last eight years, Allegiant has operated over 52,000 flights and served over seven million passengers. In 2014 alone, nearly 700,000 people traveled to Phoenix on Allegiant flights. During peak operating periods, Allegiant operates more than 400 weekly flights into Phoenix.

“Allegiant’s success and a thriving Gateway Airport are critical to the Valley's competitive business climate,” said Phoenix City Councilwoman Thelda Williams, chair of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority board of directors. “This eight-year partnership has created a significant local impact by helping keep our community a key player on the national and global stage.”

“We are proud to have Allegiant as a partner and wish them a very happy anniversary,” Gateway Airport Authority Executive Director Jane Morris said. “For the past eight years, Allegiant has provided quality service for over seven million passengers flying in and out of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport.”

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.

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Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. The company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets. All can be purchased through the company website, The company has been named one of America’s 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2014, AVIATION WEEK ranked Allegiant the Top-Performing Airline in North America for the third consecutive year. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit:


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