ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES 5 WEEKLY NONSTOPS BETWEEN OAKLAND AND LAS VEGAS WITH FARES AS LOW AS $29
OAKLAND, CA – July 28, 2016 — Oakland International Airport today announces new nonstop service to Las Vegas on Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT). To celebrate, Allegiant, known for its ultra-low fares, is offering one-way fares on the route for as low as $29.*
“We’re very excited to offer Bay Area travelers a friendly low-cost option to visit our hometown of Las Vegas,” said Lukas Johnson, Allegiant vice president of network and pricing. “We know folks will enjoy being able to use our convenient, affordable service to get away to the Entertainment Capital of the World.”
The new nonstop flights will operate five times weekly between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and McCarran International Airport (LAS). Flights begin October 5, 2016. The new route will add to Allegiant’s current service to the Bay Area, which includes nonstop flights from nine cities. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
“We are so pleased that Allegiant will soon offer service between Las Vegas and the Bay Area five days per week, which will be its 10th nonstop market here,” said Bryant L. Francis, director of aviation for Oakland International Airport. “This air service addition will contribute to the continuation of passenger growth that the Airport is experiencing. Allegiant, with its innovative travel solutions, is a partner which we hope continues to expand its base of operations at OAK.”
Allegiant offers a unique opportunity for Bay Area travelers with low base fares averaging less than half the cost of domestic round-trip tickets purchased in 2015. The company’s innovative business model has allowed it to grow from one aircraft and one route over 15 years ago, to offering convenient, affordable vacation travel in over 110 markets across the country, more than any other low-cost airline.
*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 July 30, 2016 for travel by February 14, 2017. 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.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars and attraction tickets. All can be purchased only through the company website, Allegiant.com. Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown to over 80 aircraft and more than 300 routes across the country with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/YFuyb.
ABOUT OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Oakland International is the fourth busiest airport in California and second busiest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Serving over 11 million travelers each year, OAK is the closest airport to the region’s top tourism and entertainment venues. It is also the closest airport for most local residents.
Beginning October 6th, OAK customers can fly nonstop to El Paso, Texas, bringing Oakland’s air service roster to over 50 destinations on 12 different airline brands – seven of which operate with OAK as their sole gateway into the San Francisco Bay region.
The vision of Oakland International Airport is to offer customers a world-class experience and be the airport of choice for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by The Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States.
For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps, and details on shopping, dining, transportation, and more, visit www.oaklandairport.com.
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