Saturday Night’s Alright For Flying
Allegiant Air Adds Saturday Service To Las Vegas
(Peoria, Ill.) —What happens in Vegas, may stay in Vegas, and now starts on Saturday night as Allegiant Air, LLC, adds Saturday nonstop jet-service to Las Vegas beginning Nov.12, 2005.
In response to the strong demands of the Peoria market, the Las Vegas-based, low-fare airline will add a sixth day for Las Vegas bound travelers. Saturday nonstop flights will provide an added convenience with flights to and from Las Vegas almost every day of the week.
“We are very pleased with the performance of the Peoria market,” said Maurice J. Gallagher, the airline’s president and CEO. “We look forward to a continued successful relationship between Allegiant, Greater Peoria Regional Airport, the local communities, travel agents and all of our customers.”
Allegiant currently operates scheduled service five days weekly— Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Starting Nov. 12, Saturday flights will depart Peoria at 9:05 a.m., arriving in Las Vegas at 10:40 a.m. Saturday flights leaving Las Vegas will depart at 4:20 p.m., arriving in Peoria at 9:40 p.m. (all flight times are local). The carrier will utilize full-size, 150-seat, MD-80 jet aircraft on the route.
Through its Allegiant Vacations program, the company also offers low-cost vacation packages with 30 of Las Vegas’ most exciting hotel properties, including the Wynn, Bellagio, Venetian, Paris, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Caesars, Monte Carlo, Mirage, Golden Nugget, Excalibur, Tropicana, Bally’s, Flamingo, Four Queens, Riviera, Frontier, Luxor, Circus Circus, Imperial Palace, Hotel San Remo, Gold Coast, Boardwalk, Westin Casuarina, Stardust, Orleans and Plaza.
Reservations can be made on the airline’s website at www.allegiantair.com, through the airline’s Reservations and Information Center at 800-432-3810 or through professional travel agents.
About the Company
Allegiant Air, LLC is an all-jet, low-fare, low-cost passenger airline dedicated to providing a new way to fly. At Allegiant, all travel is ticketless, all fares are one-way and a Saturday night stay is never required. With a focus on leisure travel, the company emphasizes low costs, innovation and leisure traffic to world-class destinations — currently Las Vegas, Nev. and Orlando, Fla. The company provides its customers additional value through its Allegiant Vacations division, which maintains significant hotel partnerships in both Las Vegas and Orlando. Allegiant currently provides nonstop scheduled service from 21 U.S. markets to the Las Vegas destination and to the Orlando destination from four U.S. markets. In addition to its scheduled service, the airline also operates charter service throughout the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The carrier’s charter customers include Harrah’s Entertainment, U.S. Forest Service, collegiate athletic organizations, film production companies and corporations. Allegiant’s fleet includes 14 MD80 series jet aircraft, all fitted with comfortable leather seats and spacious overhead luggage bins. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., Allegiant is a privately owned airline founded in 1997.