SOURCE: Allegiant Travel Company

Allegiant Travel Company

December 06, 2016 18:03 ET

Allegiant Reports November 2016 Traffic

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 06, 2016) - Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for November 2016.

"November close in bookings and the pace of sales for December are exceeding our prior expectations," stated Jude Bricker, COO and SVP of Planning. "In addition we are still seeing out performance in revenue being generated by the Allegiant World MasterCard® credit card program. Therefore, we are revising our fourth quarter TRASM guidance from a range of (7.5)% to (5.5)% to a range of (6)% to (4.5)%."

Scheduled Service

  November 2016  November 2015  Change
Passengers 854,114  756,443  12.9%
Revenue passenger miles (000) 766,850  705,192  8.7%
Available seat miles (000) 934,843  854,920  9.3%
Load factor 82.0%  82.5%  (0.5) pts
Departures 6,335  5,514  14.9%
Average stage length (miles) 879  912  (3.6%)

Total System*

  November 2016  November 2015  Change
Passengers 866,737  772,567  12.2%
Revenue passenger miles (000) 779,725  719,464  8.4%
Available seat miles (000) 975,552  887,178  10.0%
Load factor 79.9%  81.1%  (1.2) pts
Departures 6,658  5,837  14.1%
Average stage length (miles) 871  894  (2.6%)
*Total system includes scheduled service and fixed fee contract.

Preliminary Financial Results

Oct 2016 actual year-over-year  
 Scheduled total revenue per scheduled ASM (TRASM) change (6.2%)
Nov 2016 estimated year-over-year TRASM change (2.7%) to (2.3%)
  $ per gallon
Nov 2016 estimated average fuel cost per gallon - system $1.65


Capacity guidance, subject to revision
Year over Year Growth
  Departures ASMs
December 2016    
 Scheduled +18% +13%
4th Quarter 2016    
 System +17 to 19% +12 to 14%
 Scheduled +17 to 19% +12 to 14%
1st Quarter 2017    
 System +14 to 18% +10 to 14%
 Scheduled +14 to 18% +10 to 14%

ASMs - Available seat miles

About 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, 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:


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