SOURCE: Allegiant Travel Company

Allegiant Travel Company

September 21, 2016 10:15 ET

Allegiant Moving Operations From Akron/Canton to Cleveland, Doubling Its Presence in Northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - September 21, 2016) -

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Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces it is doubling its presence in northeast Ohio by moving its existing service from the Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). In addition to the move, the company will offer area travelers four new nonstop routes to vacation destinations this winter. To celebrate this expansion in northeast Ohio, the company, known for its ultra-low fares, is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $39.*

"We're very excited to announce this major growth in northeast Ohio, a region that has demanded more low-cost, nonstop service to the wonderful vacation destinations we serve," said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. "This move to Cleveland will allow Allegiant to have a stronger presence in northeast Ohio and allow us to offer our low fares and convenient travel to even more travelers."

"Not only are we pleased to have Allegiant as our newest business partner at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, we're encouraged with the variety of destinations they are adding for our passengers," said Interim Airport Director Fred Szabo. "Of the 10 markets they will be flying, we are initiating service to four new markets and adding service to six destinations. This represents a big win for northeast Ohio and our region."

Service moving from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) includes nonstop flights to:

  1. Tampa Bay via the St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport (PIE) - begins Feb. 15, 2017 with fares as low as $39*
  2. Orlando, Florida via the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) - begins Feb. 16, 2017 with fares as low as $49*
  3. Fort Lauderdale, Florida via the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) - begins Feb. 16, 2017 with fares as low as $39*
  4. Punta Gorda / Fort Myers, Florida via the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) - begins Feb. 16, 2017 with fares as low as $59*
  5. Savannah, Georgia via the Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) - begins Feb. 16, 2017 with fares as low as $58*
  6. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina via the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) - seasonal service begins April 13, 2017 with fares as low as $58*

New service coming to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) includes nonstop flights to:

  1. Jacksonville, Florida via the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) - begins Feb. 16, 2017 with fares as low as $50**
  2. Austin, Texas via the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) - begins Feb. 17, 2017 with fares as low as $44**
  3. New Orleans via the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) - begins Feb. 17, 2017 with fares as low as $52*
  4. Phoenix via the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) - seasonal service begins Feb. 17, 2017 and ends May 15, 2017 with fares as low as $64**

Flights will move from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) on Feb. 15, 2017. Passengers with existing reservations on or after Feb. 15, 2017 from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) can be re-accommodated from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) or receive a full refund.

Allegiant will offer a unique option to Cleveland travelers with low base fares averaging less than half the cost of domestic round-trip tickets purchased in 2015. The innovative business model has allowed it to grow from one aircraft and one route over 15 years ago, to offering convenient, affordable vacation travel in over 110 markets across the country, more than any other low-cost airline.

*About the introductory one-way fares:

Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by Sept. 24, 2016 for travel by May 16, 2017. Price displayed reflects purchase by debit card; purchase by credit card subject to surcharge not to exceed $8 each way per passenger. See Allegiant.com for details. Additional restrictions may apply.

**About the introductory one-way fares:

Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by Sept. 28, 2016 for travel by May 16, 2017. Price displayed reflects purchase by debit card; purchase by credit card subject to surcharge not to exceed $8 each way per passenger. See Allegiant.com for details. Additional restrictions may apply.

Allegiant

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities 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, rental cars and attraction tickets. 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 300 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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