ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP FLIGHTS FROM RICHMOND TO ORLANDO
Introductory Fares as Low as $29* One Way
November 18, 2015
RICHMOND, VA (November 19, 2015) — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces it is expanding its flights from Richmond with new, service to Orlando / Sanford beginning April 14, 2016, providing locals the chance to once again visit the popular destination nonstop and at low-cost fares. To celebrate the announcement, Allegiant is offering fares as low as $29* one way.
“We’re pleased to enable Richmond travelers to visit this popular Florida destination and fill the void for low-cost, nonstop service this spring,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant senior vice president of planning. “We’re confident travelers will embrace our service and take advantage of the opportunity to vacation in Orlando more affordably than ever before."
The nonstop flights will operate twice weekly between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB).Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
Since debuting in Richmond in February 2015, Allegiant has flown more than 10,000 local travelers to experience Florida. Orlando / Sanford will become the second destination served by Allegiant from Richmond, adding to existing nonstop service to Tampa / St. Pete.
“Orlando is one of the most popular leisure destinations for Richmond-area travelers,” said John V. Mazza, Jr., chairman, Capital Region Airport Commission. “Allegiant’s new flights and vacation packages for Orlando are perfectly timed for travelers planning a trip to enjoy the attractions and weather of central Florida, and nicely complement Allegiant’s existing service between Richmond and Tampa Bay.”
Allegiant offers a unique travel option to Richmond travelers. Focusing on low-cost leisure travel, the company provides customers with low base fares averaging nearly half of the cost of the average domestic round-trip fare. The innovative business model has allowed the company to grow from one aircraft and one route just over a decade ago, to providing convenient, affordable service in over 100 communities nationwide.
Located in the heart of central Florida, Orlando is home to the world’s most exciting theme parks and has plenty of shopping, dining, outdoor activities and entertainment. Allegiant partners with more than 60 of the Orlando area’s hotel properties, provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car, and offers great deals on activities such as theme park tickets, dinner shows and day tours. Richmond travelers can book their entire Orlando vacation for less by visiting Allegiant.com.
*About the one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by Nov. 23, 2015 for travel by Aug. 17, 2016. Price displayed reflects purchase by debit card; purchase by credit card subject to surcharge not to exceed $8 each way per passenger. See Allegiant.com for details. Additional restrictions may apply.
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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, Allegiant.com. 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.