Allegiant Launches New Nonstop Service

ALLEGIANT LAUNCHES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE FROM 7 CITIES WITH FARES AS LOW AS $45 EACH WAY*
 
 
SARASOTA, Fla. April 3, 2019 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week begins seven new nonstop routes to Sarasota/Bradenton from: Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Nashville, Tennessee; Richmond, Virginia and Syracuse, New York. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new routes as low as $45 each way. *
 
“We’re excited to grow yet again in one of our newest destinations,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “Sarasota/Bradenton offers so much to our customers, such as world-renowned beaches, museums and dining, and we’re thrilled to bring even more visitors to this region.”
 
The new year-round routes to Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) include:
 
  1. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania via Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) – beginning April 3, 2019 with fares as low as $65 each way.*
  2. Syracuse, New York via Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) – beginning April 3, 2019 with fares as low as $65 each way.*
  3. Cleveland via Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) – beginning April 4, 2019 with fares as low as $55 each way.*
  4. Columbus, Ohio via Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK) – beginning April 4, 2019 with fares as low as $57 each way.*
  5. Richmond, Virginia via Richmond International Airport (RIC) – beginning April 4, 2019 with fares as low as $55 each way.*
  6. Grand Rapids, Michigan via Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) – beginning April 5, 2019 with fares as low as $55 each way.*
  7. Nashville, Tennessee via Nashville International Airport (BNA) – beginning April 5, 2019 with fares as low as $45 each way.*
     
In just one year, Allegiant has fueled the growth of SRQ, providing the community with many more options for ultra-low-cost travel.  We are very pleased with Allegiant’s success and look forward to continued growth” said Rick Piccolo, president and CEO of Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
 
The new nonstop routes will operate twice-weekly and will bring nearly 160,000 passengers to the Sarasota/Bradenton area annually, contributing to visitor spending in the local economy. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
 
“We couldn’t be more thrilled that Allegiant is expanding its flight options into the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and the influx of economic impact this partnership will bring,” said Elliott Falcione, executive director of the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. “We are very excited to be welcoming visitors from these new areas to the region and showcasing the beautiful assets both destinations offer.” 
 
“The addition and timing of the new flights to SRQ are going to be great for Sarasota County’s accommodations, attractions and local businesses,” said Virginia Haley, president of Visit Sarasota. “We’re excited that more people will be able to discover our area! And, when you factor in that we have nearly 1,500 new hotel rooms, and more than 15,000 rooms total, traveling to and staying in Sarasota is more convenient for family, individual and business travelers than ever before. It’s a real win-win for our destination.”
 
Allegiant offers a unique option to Sarasota/Bradenton-bound travelers with low base airfare and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.
 
*About the introductory fares:
Price displayed reflects purchase of a round-trip itinerary and includes taxes, carrier charges and government fees. Seats and dates are limited and fares are not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by April 5, 2019 for travel by May 29, 2019 for service to SRQ from: SYR and MDT. Flights must be purchased by April 6, 2019 for travel by May 30, 2019 for service to SRQ from: RIC, LCK and CLE. Flights must be purchased by April 7, 2019 for travel by May 31, 2019 for service to SRQ from BNA. Flights must be purchased by April 7, 2019 for travel by June 28, 2019 for service to SRQ from GRR.  Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Optional baggage charges and additional restrictions may apply. For more details, optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com.
 
Allegiant®
Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers 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 over 80 aircraft and more than 400 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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