Allegiant Air to fly non-stop to Las Vegas
August 12, 2008
Bozeman hits the jackpot!
Allegiant Air announces new, nonstop air service between Bozeman and Las Vegas:
Airline celebrates with introductory $79* fares
(BOZEMAN, Mont.) — Bozeman, Mont. residents will soon have a chance to try their luck in fabulous Las Vegas as low-cost airline, Allegiant Air, today announces new, nonstop jet service to Las Vegas from Bozeman beginning Oct. 9. Allegiant is celebrating by offering fares as low as $79* one-way to the “Capital City of Entertainment.”
“We are pleased to bring the Allegiant brand of low-fare, nonstop jet service to the Gallatin Valley,” 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 nonstop, all jet service between Bozeman and Las Vegas.”
The new flights will operate two times weekly between Gallatin Field Airport and McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas), with service Thursday and Sunday. Beginning Oct. 9, flights will depart Bozeman at 10:45 a.m. arriving in Las Vegas at 11:40 a.m. Flights leaving Las Vegas will depart at 7:05 a.m. arriving in Bozeman at 10:05 a.m. (all flight times are local).
“We’re very pleased to have Allegiant Air begin nonstop service to Las Vegas from Gallatin Field,” said Ted Mathis, Airport Director. “Bozeman and all of Southwest Montana will benefit from the new service to one of our most popular destinations and we expect it to be very successful.”
The carrier will utilize a full-size, 150-seat MD-80 jet aircraft on the route. The airline said its market research and input from local community leaders indicate the Gallatin Valley will welcome the new nonstop flights and low fares to Las Vegas as an alternative to connecting flights or long drives to other airports.
Through its Allegiant Vacations program, the company also offers complete air and hotel vacation packages to the city that never sleeps for as low as $230* per person for four-nights, roundtrip (based on double-occupancy, stay at the Vegas Club Hotel & Casino with a Sunday arrival and Thursday departure).
Allegiant Vacations offers low-cost packages with more than 50 of Las Vegas’ most exciting hotel properties, including: Wynn Las Vegas, Bellagio, Venetian-Resort-Hotel-Casino, Paris Las Vegas, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Caesars Palace, Palms, Red Rock Casino-Resort-Spa, Golden Nugget Las Vegas, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa, Four Queens Hotel & Casino, Plaza Hotel and Casino and many more.
Allegiant’s $79* one-way introductory fare is limited, must be purchased by Sept. 3, 2008 and is valid for travel through Jan. 31, 2009. Introductory fares are not available on all flights. After the introductory fare period, regular one-way fares on the route start as low as $99 one-way.
Reservations can be made on the airline’s website at www.allegiantair.com, through the airline’s Reservations and Information Center at 702-505-8888 or through professional travel agents.
About the $79* one-way fare:
*Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. All fares one-way and are non-refundable. Fares do not include PFC, segment tax or September 11 security fee of up to $10.50 per segment. Travel purchased through Allegiant Air call centers will cost an additional $10.00 per segment. A checked baggage fee of $15 per bag, per person, per segment will apply for the first two bags, when purchased at the time of booking. If purchased at flight check-in, a checked baggage fee of $25 per bag, per segment, per person will apply to the first two checked bags. Additional higher fees will apply for three or more checked bags. A segment is defined as one take-off and one landing. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply. Offer not available: Nov. 26 through Dec. 1, 2008 and Dec. 20, 2008 through Jan. 5, 2009.
About the Company
Las Vegas based Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT), is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations such as Las Vegas, Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Orlando, Fla., and Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg, Fla. Through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, the Company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline offering air travel both on a stand-alone basis and bundled with hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel related services.