Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Jacksonville
Introductory Fares for as Low as $39 One Way
January 12, 2016
RICHMOND, VA (January 12, 2016) — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new, nonstop jet service between Richmond, Virginia and Jacksonville, Florida via the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares to Jacksonville for as low as $39.*
“We’re excited to offer residents from Virginia’s capital city the chance to explore all that Jacksonville has to offer,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant senior vice president of planning. “We’re sure that Richmond area travelers will enjoy this nonstop, ultra-low-cost option to visit Jacksonville.”
The new flights will operate twice weekly and will fly nonstop between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) beginning April 15, 2016. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
The new service will provide Richmond area travelers with their only nonstop option to getaway to the Jacksonville area. Allegiant also provides ultra-low-cost, nonstop service from RIC to two other destinations in Florida: Orlando / Sanford and St. Pete / Clearwater.
"Richmond International Airport welcomes Allegiant’s announcement of our first-ever nonstop service to Jacksonville,” said John V. Mazza, Jr., chairman, Capital Region Airport Commission. “With this news, Allegiant continues to bring more access and tremendous value to Central Virginia travelers as it adds a third vacation destination to previously announced service to Orlando and its popular Tampa Bay area flights.”
Jacksonville, perfectly positioned along the Atlantic coast, is an exciting getaway waiting to be explored. Whether you are looking to discover the undiscovered, reconnect with family or be inspired by the city’s cultural offerings, unique cuisine or vivid sunrises, anything is possible in Jacksonville. Richmond travelers can book their entire Jacksonville vacation only at Allegiant.com.
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. Allegiant’s 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.
*About the introductory 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 Jan. 13, 2016 for travel by Aug. 16, 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. For optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com. 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.
Troy M. Bell, C.M.