Allegiant Adds Omaha – Oakland Service
Travel Packager Increasing San Francisco Bay Area Capacity
Oakland, CA (Feb. 24, 2015) — The Allegiant Travel Company has announced an expansion of its San Francisco Bay Area operations at Oakland International Airport (OAK) with the addition of new seasonal nonstop flights to and from Omaha starting on May 1, 2015.
The new flights will be the only nonstop air service between Omaha and the Bay Area.
"Demand for travel to the Bay Area is strong in the Midwest, and we know that our customers will appreciate the convenience and central location of Oakland International the same way they appreciate the value of bundling their air, hotel and car reservations together,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant Travel Company senior vice president of planning.
Flight days and times and the lowest available fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
“It’s great to see a leading travel company like Allegiant adding service to accommodate growing demand for travel to the Bay Area, and that they favor OAK as the best gateway to the Bay,” said Deborah Ale Flint, Director of Aviation for Port of Oakland.
With the addition of Omaha, Allegiant will serve a total of five cities with nonstop flights to and from OAK: Bellingham, Washington (BLI), Eugene, Oregon (EUG), Phoenix/Mesa, Arizona (AZA) and Provo, Utah (PVU). The carrier also operates seasonal services between OAK and Kalispell, Montana (FCA), Idaho Falls, Idaho (IDA) and Missoula, Montana (MSO).
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 four consecutive years.
About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport and Oakland International Airport. The Port’s jurisdiction includes 20 miles of waterfront from the Bay Bridge through Oakland International Airport. The Oakland seaport is the fifth busiest container port in the U.S; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport, offering more than 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port’s Real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.