Allegiant Air Expands Flights to Tampa Bay
Peoria, IL— Allegiant Air announces the seasonal expansion of its popular low-cost, nonstop service to the Tampa Bay area from Peoria, Ill. Due to popular demand, the airline will add a seasonal Monday flight Feb. 19, 2007 through April 16, 2007.
"We are very pleased with the performance of our new service to Tampa Bay from Peoria," said Maurice J. Gallagher, the airline's president and CEO. "The addition of a Monday flight will make it even easier for customers in the Peoria community get to the fun and sun of the Tampa Bay area. We are confident this new schedule will have great appeal."
The three-day-a-week schedule will depart Greater Peoria Regional Airport at 10 a.m. arriving at
Allegiant Air inaugurated service from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport to the Tampa Bay area Dec. 13. The low-cost airline inaugurated the first flight to Las Vegas March 3, 2004.
The Allegiant Vacations division of the company will allow customers to double their sunshine fun with complete vacation packages at some of the area's premier resorts, including Alden Beach Resort, Belleview Biltmore, Don CeSar, Hilton Clearwater Beach, Innisbrook Beach Resort, Marriott Suites on Sand Key and Sheraton Sand Key. Low-cost packages are available to include not only air and hotel, but car rentals for additional savings.
Reservations may be made through the company's website at www.allegiantair.com, the airline's Reservations Center at 702-505-8888 or professional travel agents.
About the Company
Allegiant Air, a subsidiary of Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ:ALGT), 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. The company provides its customers additional value through its Allegiant Vacations division, which maintains significant hotel partnerships in Las Vegas, Orlando and Tampa Bay Area. Allegiant currently provides nonstop scheduled service from 34 U.S. markets to Las Vegas, from 22 U.S. markets to the Orlando and from 12 cities to the Tampa Bay area. 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. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., Allegiant is a privately owned airline founded in 1997.