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What happens in Vegas, may stay in Vegas, but it will soon start in Fargo, N.D. as Allegiant Air, LLC, today announces new and nonstop jet-service to Las Vegas beginning Nov. 7, 2005. To kick off the new service, the Las Vegas-based, low-fare airline is offering limited introductory fares as low as $69* one-way, when booked at www2.allegiantair.com .
"We are extremely pleased to extend the Allegiant brand of low-fare, nonstop jet service to the Fargo community," Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant Air president & CEO, said. "This is an exciting new addition for our airline and our customers as we launch the only scheduled nonstop service between Fargo and Las Vegas."
The new flights will operate twice weekly between Hector International Airport (Fargo) and McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas), with service Thursday and Monday. Beginning Nov. 7, flights will depart Fargo at 8:15 p.m. arriving in Las Vegas at 9:25 p.m. Flights leaving Las Vegas will depart at 2:50 p.m. arriving in Fargo at 7:35 p.m. (all flight times are local).
"On behalf of Fargo-Moorhead and the surrounding region, we are delighted to have Allegiant offer another air service opportunity to our market," Shawn Dobberstein, Executive Director for Fargo's Hector International Airport said. "The Las Vegas market is consistently one of the top-five destinations our area passengers select when they travel from Fargo. Allegiant's new service will enhance our ability to meet the needs of our region's travelers."
The carrier will utilize a full-size, 150-seat MD-80 jet aircraft on the route. The airline said that its market research and input from local community leaders indicate that the Fargo-Moorhead area will welcome the new nonstop flights and low fares to Las Vegas as an alternative to connecting flights or long drives to other airports.
Allegiant also offers complete air and hotel vacation packages to Las Vegas for as low as $204 per person for three-nights, round-trip (based on double-occupancy, stay at the Plaza Hotel & Casino and Monday departure and Thursday return), through its Allegiant Vacations program. Allegiant Vacations offers low-cost packages with 30 of Las Vegas - most exciting hotel properties, including the Wynn, Bellagio, Venetian, Paris, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Caesars, Monte Carlo, Mirage, Golden Nugget, Excalibur, Tropicana, Bally's, Flamingo, Four Queens, Riviera, Frontier, Luxor, Circus Circus, Imperial Palace, Hotel San Remo, Gold Coast, Boardwalk, Westin Casuarina, Aladdin, Stardust, Orleans and Plaza.
Allegiant's $69* one-way introductory fare is very limited, must be purchased by Sept. 7, 2005 and is valid for travel Nov. 7, 2005 through Jan. 31, 2006. Introductory fares are not available on all flights and are not available on these blackout dates: Nov. 24 and 28; Dec. 1-12 and 22-29; and Jan. 2 and 5, 2006. After the introductory fare period, regular one-way fares on the route will range from $99-$209 one-way.
*All fares one-way and are non-refundable. Fares do not include PFC, segment tax or September 11 security fee of up to $10.20 per segment. Travel purchased at an Allegiant Air ticket counter or through Allegiant Air call centers will cost an additional $5.00 per segment. A segment is defined as one take-off and one landing. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.
Reservations can be made on the airline's website at www2.allegiantair.com, through the airline's Reservations and Information Center at 800-432-3810 or through professional travel agents.
About the Company
Allegiant Air, LLC 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 - currently Las Vegas, Nev. and Orlando, Fla. The company provides its customers additional value through its Allegiant Vacations division, which maintains significant hotel partnerships in both Las Vegas and Orlando. Allegiant
currently provides nonstop scheduled service from 22 U.S. markets to the Las Vegas destination and to the Orlando destination from six U.S. markets. 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 20 MD-80 series jet aircraft, all fitted with comfortable leather seats and spacious overhead luggage bins. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nev., Allegiant is a privately owned airline founded in 1997.
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