SOURCE: Allegiant Travel Company

Allegiant Travel Company

May 05, 2016 09:00 ET

Allegiant Reports April 2016 Traffic

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 05, 2016) -  Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for April 2016. 

 
Scheduled Service
 
  April 2016 April 2015 Change
Passengers 841,785 752,962 11.8%
Revenue passenger miles (000) 793,843 718,888 10.4%
Available seat miles (000) 942,147 843,588 11.7%
Load factor 84.3% 85.2% (0.9) pts
Departures 6,016 5,334 12.8%
Average stage length (miles) 922 931 (1.0%)
       
Total System *
 
  April 2016 April 2015 Change
Passengers 851,153 764,454 11.3%
Revenue passenger miles (000) 806,763 726,987 11.0%
Available seat miles (000) 977,068 862,618 13.3%
Load factor 82.6% 84.3% (1.7) pts
Departures 6,264 5,559 12.7%
Average stage length (miles) 918 913 0.5%

*Total system includes scheduled service and fixed fee contract.

Preliminary Financial Results
 
    Change
Mar 2016 actual year-over-year    
Scheduled total revenue per scheduled ASM (TRASM) change   (6.8%)
     
April 2016 estimated year-over-year TRASM change   (11.9%) to (11.5%)
    $ per gallon
April 2016 estimated average fuel cost per gallon - system   $1.38
April 2016 estimated average fuel cost per gallon - scheduled   $1.39
     
Guidance
 
Capacity guidance, subject to revision Year over Year Growth
  Departures ASMs
May 2016    
  Scheduled +18% +17%
     
2nd Quarter 2016    
  System +14 to 18% +13 to 17%
  Scheduled +14 to 18% +13 to 17%
     
3rd Quarter 2016    
  System +18 to 22% +15 to 19%
  Scheduled +18 to 22% +15 to 19%

ASMs - Available seat miles

Allegiant, Travel is our deal.®

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 average domestic roundtrip ticket. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/YFuyb.

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