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Peoria Hits the Vegas Jackpot!

Allegiant Air Expands Peoria–Las Vegas Air Service. Airline Celebrates with FLY FREE* to Vegas Offer.

Peoria, IL– Allegiant Air, LLC, announces the expansion of its popular low-cost, nonstop service to Las Vegas, Nev. from Peoria, Ill. Due to popular demand, the carrier will add Tuesday service beginning Oct. 3, making travel to Las Vegas available seven days a week. To celebrate, the low-cost airline is offering the opportunity to FLY FREE* to Vegas, when purchasing a complete vacation package.

The FLY FREE* promotion offers customers the chance to “get lucky” in Vegas and experience all the fun and excitement the City of Entertainment has to offer. Just purchase an air/hotel package from one of the airline’s 37 hotel partners and the second person flies free* when booked by Aug. 23.

“We are pleased with the performance of the Peoria market. The addition of a Tuesday flight will make it easier for customers to get to the fun and excitement of Las Vegas,” said Maurice J. Gallagher, the airline’s president and CEO. “We are confident this new schedule will have great appeal.”

The seven-day-a-week service departs Greater Peoria Regional Airport at 8:55 a.m. arriving in Las Vegas at 10:25 a.m. Flights leaving Las Vegas will depart at 4:25 p.m. arriving in Peoria at 9:45 p.m. (all flight times are local).

“The Greater Peoria Airport Authority is very excited about Allegiant Air’s success in the Peoria market. The additional flight to Las Vegas will allow Allegiant Air to capture more market share and provide needed seat capacity in our growing market,” said Ken Spirito, Director of Airports, Greater Peoria Airport.

Through its Allegiant Vacations program, the company offers low-cost packages with 37 of Las Vegas’ most exciting hotel properties, including the Wynn, Bellagio, Venetian, Paris, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Caesars, Monte Carlo, Mirage, Palms, Stratosphere, Excalibur, New York New York, Tropicana, Rio Suites, Bally’s, Las Vegas Club, Flamingo, Riviera, Luxor, Terrible’s, Circus Circus, Hooters, Imperial Palace, Harrah’s, Treasure Island, Gold Coast, Westin Casuarina, Golden Nugget, Aladdin, South Coast, Four Queens, Stardust, Plaza and Orleans.

Reservations can be made on the airline’s website, through an Allegiant Air ticket counter, the airline’s Reservations and Information Center at 702-505-8888 or through professional travel agents.

About the offer:

*The FLY FREE* offer is available for a limited time and must be purchased by August 23, 2006 for travel by January 31, 2007. Offer based on a buy one (1) air/hotel package, get one (1) roundtrip companion airfare for free. Minimum two (2) night air/hotel package required. Companion travel must be on same itinerary as regular fare passenger. Prices do not include PFC, segment tax or Sept. 11 security fee of up to $10.30 per segment. A convenience fee of $7.50 per traveling customer will be applied when booked at or through an Allegiant Air call center. Travel purchased through an Allegiant Air call center will cost an additional $5.00 per segment. A segment is defined as one take-off and one landing. Fares are non-refundable. Seats are limited and subject to availability. Restrictions apply. Offer not valid on previously purchased tickets. Offer not available November 22-27; December 1-9, 22-31; January 1-6, 2007.

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 33 U.S. markets to the Las Vegas destination and to the Orlando destination from 16 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 25 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.

Tyri Squyres, Allegiant Air
phone: 702-851-7370

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