SOURCE: Allegiant Travel Company

Allegiant Travel Company

January 15, 2016 17:57 ET

Steve Harfst, Allegiant Air Chief Operating Officer, Announces Resignation

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - January 15, 2016) - Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announced the resignation of Steve Harfst, Chief Operating Officer of Allegiant Air, effective immediately. 

"We thank Steve for his contributions to Allegiant," said Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr., chairman and CEO of Allegiant Travel Company. "We look forward to continuing his efforts to strengthen our operation."

Harfst joined the Company as COO in December 2014. Prior to Allegiant, Harfst was the Chief Operating Officer at IndiGo Airlines based in New Delhi, India.

The Company will use this leadership change as an opportunity to refocus on operational needs and areas for improvement. Allegiant is committed to operational excellence and looks forward to continued progress in this area. 

Allegiant, Travel is our deal.®

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: 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, The company has been named one of America's 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes Magazine for five consecutive years. In 2014, AVIATION WEEK ranked Allegiant the Top-Performing Airline in North America for the third consecutive year. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit:

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