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Allegiant Reports July 2014 Traffic

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - August 05, 2014) - Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for July 2014. 

Scheduled Service  
    Jul 2014     Jul 2013     Change  
Passengers   832,735     748,244     11.3 %
Revenue passenger miles (000)   796,634     738,602     7.9 %
Available seat miles (000)   861,267     797,164     8.0 %
Load factor   92.5 %   92.7 %   (0.2) pts  
Departures   5,421     4,920     10.2 %
Average stage length (miles)   926     943     (1.8 %)
Total System*  
    Jul 2014     Jul 2013     Change  
Passengers   837,267     758,241     10.4 %
Revenue passenger miles (000)   800,551     747,144     7.1 %
Available seat miles (000)   873,990     815,994     7.1 %
Load factor   91.6 %   91.6 %   0.0  pts 
Departures   5,559     5,161     7.7 %
Average stage length (miles)   916     922     (0.6 %)
*Total system includes scheduled service and fixed fee contract.
Preliminary Financial Results
 June 2014 actual year-over-year    
  Scheduled revenue per scheduled ASM (PRASM) change   5.0%
 June 2014 actual year-over-year    
  Scheduled total revenue per scheduled ASM (TRASM) change   3.8%
 July 2014 estimated year-over-year PRASM change   3.4% to 3.8%
 July 2014 estimated year-over-year TRASM change   2.7% to 3.1%
    $ per gallon
 July 2014 estimated average fuel cost per gallon - system   $3.12
 July 2014 estimated average fuel cost per gallon - scheduled   $3.18
Capacity guidance, subject to revision
  Year over Year Growth  
    Departures     ASMs  
August 2014            
  Scheduled   +16 %  
3rd Quarter 2014            
  System   +11 to 13 %   +10 to 12 %
  Scheduled   +11 to 13 %   +10 to 12 %
4th Quarter 2014            
  System   +9 to 13 %   +8 to 12 %
  Scheduled   +9 to 13 %   +8 to 12 %
ASMs - Available seat miles

Allegiant, Travel is our deal.®

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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