FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 14, 2010
THE QUAD CITIES ANTE UP FOR FIRST FLIGHT TO LAS VEGAS!
ALLEGIANT CELEBRATES WITH ELVIS IMPERSONATOR AND SHOWGIRL
COMPANY OFFERS $94.99* ONE-WAY FARES BETWEEN
MOLINE/QUAD CITIES AND VEGAS
MOLINE, Ill. – Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT), today inaugurates low-cost, nonstop travel service between Moline/Quad Cities, Ill., and Las Vegas.To celebrate, the airline is bringing some very special guests: Vegas icons “Elvis” and a glamorous showgirl. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer fares as low as $94.99* one-way between the two cities.
Allegiant is pleased to now serve Moline/Quad Cities with the only nonstop service to Las Vegas, and we look forward to launching similar service to Phoenix-Mesa next month,” Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. “We are confident the community will appreciate the Allegiant brand of affordable and convenient air service, as well as the value of booking hotel rooms, car rentals and show tickets through us."
“We are very excited to have Allegiant’s nonstop Las Vegas service today,” Bruce Carter, Quad City International Airport Director of Aviation, said. “Las Vegas has been a highly-requested nonstop city by travelers from this area. We also look forward to the continued growth with flights to the Phoenix-Mesa area in November.”
The new flights operate twice weekly between the Quad City International Airport (MLI)and McCarran International Airport (LAS) with service Thursday and Sunday. Flights depart Moline/Quad Cities at 8:45 p.m. arriving in Las Vegas at 10:10 p.m. Flights depart Las Vegas at 2:55 p.m. arriving in Moline/Quad Cities at 8:05 p.m. (all flight times are local). The company will begin nonstop service to Phoenix-Mesa Nov. 18.
With world-renowned resorts, spas, casinos and entertainment options for visitors of all ages, Las Vegas is one of the most dynamic travel destinations in the world. With an average of more than 37 million people visiting each year, the vast majority of these visitors come to experience the Las Vegas Strip. The famous 4.2-mile section of Las Vegas Boulevard is home to 19 of the world’s largest hotels—each with their own unique look, atmosphere and offerings. Those looking for a more serene getaway can spend time hiking or climbing at Red Rock National Recreation Area or exploring Lake Mead and the Hoover Dam. Las Vegas truly presents a one-of-a kind vacation that can be enjoyed any time of the year.
The company offers low-cost air and hotel packages with more than 60 of Las Vegas’ most exciting hotel properties including: Planet Hollywood, Wynn Las Vegas Resort and Country Club, Bellagio, The Venetian Resort & Casino, Paris Las Vegas, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Caesars Palace, Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, The Mirage, Excalibur Hotel & Casino, New York-New York Hotel & Casino, Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter and Red Rock Resort & Spa.The company also provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car.
Allegiant’s $94.99* one-way fares are limited, not available on all flights and must be purchased by Oct. 27, 2010, for travel through March 8, 2011. Reservations may be made through the company’s website at www.allegiant.com or by calling Allegiant’s travel experts at 702-505-8888.
About the $94.99* one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by Oct. 27, 2010, for travel completed by Mar. 8, 2011. Offer not available Nov. 20-30, 2010, Dec. 18-31, 2010, and Jan. 1-3, 2011. Prices do not include PFC, segment tax or Sept. 11 security fee of up to $10.70 per segment. A segment is one take-off and one landing. A convenience fee of $14.99 per passenger will apply when booked on www.allegiant.com. A convenience fee of $14.99 per passenger, plus $14.99 per segment, will apply when purchased through an Allegiant call center. 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 www.allegiant.com. When purchased at the time of booking, a checked bag fee of $14.99-$29.99 per bag will apply per person, per segment. If purchased at flight check-in, a fee of $35 per checked bag, per person, per segment will apply for the first two bags checked. 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 such as Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix-Mesa, Orlando, Fla., and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla. Through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, the company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline offering air travel both on a stand-alone basis and bundled with hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel-related services. In 2010, Allegiant was ranked number one for low-cost carriers in Aviation Week’s Top Performing Airline study and ranked 25 on FORTUNE magazine’s Fastest-Growing Companies list. Receive breaking news from Allegiant by visiting Allegiant’s Facebook Fan Page at www.facebook.com/Allegiant or follow Allegiant on Twitter at twitter.com/allegiantair.
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