ALLEGIANT CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF SUNSHINE
WITH FREE ICE CREAM, FREE FLIGHTS* AND SUMMER FARES AS LOW AS $89*
LAS VEGAS. May 1, 2014 - Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is celebrating 15 years of low-cost air service to sunny vacation destinations by popping up in towns across the U.S. with free ice cream, $15.00 off coupons towards future Allegiant vacations, and a chance to win free Allegiant flights.
"The snow is finally melting, and people across the country are ready to thaw out and start making their summer travel plans. We thought it would be a great time to offer our customers a break from their day and celebrate the 15 years that Allegiant has been offering low-cost, nonstop flights to sunny, summer vacation destinations," said Rich Winiarski, Allegiant Travel Co. Vice President of Marketing. "With fares as low as $89 and a chance to get $15.00 or more off your next Allegiant flight, there really is no better time to book your summer vacation."
The carrier is sweetening the pot, hiding a "Golden Ticket" in free ice cream scoops across the U.S. Allegiant will host impromptu celebrations of summer and sunshine in cities throughout its network between May 5 and May 15, 2014. At each event one lucky winner will find a Golden Ticket in their summer treat that will get them aboard a vacation for two to the Allegiant destination of their choice. Travelers looking to hunt down a free summer vacation will have to follow the hashtag #G4Summer on the carrier`s social media sites for hints to where the Allegiant team will be handing out sweet treats and great deals.
The Company, known for its exceptional travel deals on sunny vacations, will also be giving away mystery prizes to 15 lucky Facebook Fans every day beginning May 5 through May 30, 2014. Visit Facebook.com/Allegiant to share your best summer travel tip and enter to win one of hundreds of prizes, from an Allegiant beach towel to free flights.
Starting with just one plane flying from Fresno, Calif. to Las Vegas, NV on Feb. 28, 1999, Allegiant has grown to a fleet of 68 planes, flying over 7 million passengers last year. Allegiant now serves over 90 cities nationwide.
Over the years, Allegiant has carried over 40 million passengers, and the Company continues to grow, offering more nonstop service in more communities. In 2013, Allegiant announced service in 15 new cities and added 39 new routes to its network at a time when many airlines are consolidating and cutting service. The company recently announced its 44th consecutive quarter of profitable operation while keeping its average one-way fare under $100.
About the $89 one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Price reflects debit card discount; credit card price higher. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by May 16, 2014, for travel by August 31, 2014. Additional restrictions may apply.
About Free Flights and Other Prizes
No purchase or reservations required to enter or receive a prize. A purchase or reservation does not increase your chances of winning. To enter, please visit between May 1, 2014 and May 30, 2014. Full rule and restrictions can be found at http://gofly.us/w8IEU. Sweepstakes entrants and recipients must be legal residents of the U.S., Mexico or Canada and 21 years of age or older at time of entry to be eligible. Employees and their immediate families of Allegiant travel, its subsidiaries, vendors, media partners and advertising agencies are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
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Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (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, allegiant.com. The company has been named one of America`s 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes Magazine for four consecutive years. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/qSnWj.
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Source: Allegiant Travel Company via GlobeNewswire