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Written by Jessica Wheeler   
Tuesday, 21 February 2012 09:22

MOLINE/QUAD CITIES AND ORLANDO

Moline, Ill.—Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today inaugurates low-cost, nonstop flights between Moline, Ill. and Orlando, Fla. via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer fares as low as $89.99* one way between the two cities, as well as offer travelers a fourth night free when they book their Orlando stay at Serlago Hotel and Suites or Best Western Orlando Gateway.

“We are pleased to expand the Allegiant brand of low-cost travel services in Moline,” Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. “Our service to Las Vegas, Phoenix-Mesa and Tampa, Fla. has been very successful, and we are confident that the residents of Moline and the Quad Cities area will appreciate flying nonstop to Orlando, as well as the value of booking hotel rooms and car rentals through us."

“We are excited for today’s inaugural flight to Orlando-Sanford Airport. We know that passengers from this region truly appreciate nonstop access to their vacations,” said Bruce Carter, Director of Aviation. “We started with just two cities offered by Allegiant, and are pleased to have grown to four nonstop destinations. We look forward to having our travelers use this service, and we hope to watch these flights increase in popularity just as they have for the other three cities.”

Allegiant offers the only nonstop service from Quad City International Airport to Las Vegas, Phoenix-Mesa, Tampa and Orlando, Fla., as well as great deals on hotels, car rental service and attractions.

The new flights will operate twice weekly between Quad City International Airport (MLI) and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), carrying as many as 150 passengers on each flight. For flight schedules and reservations please visit allegiant.com.

Located in the heart of Central Florida, Orlando is home to the world’s most exciting theme parks and has plenty of shopping, dining, outdoor activities, and entertainment. Allegiant partners with more than 60 of the Orlando area’s most exciting hotel properties, provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car, and offers great deals on activities such as theme park tickets, dinner shows, and day tours. Moline and Quad Cities area travelers can book their entire Orlando vacation for less by visiting allegiant.com.

Allegiant, travel is our deal.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. Through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, the company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline, and offers other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets through its website, allegiant.com. The company was ranked ninth in the 2011 Forbes’ Best Small Companies. Allegiant was also recently named one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Fastest-Growing Companies” for the second consecutive year.

About the $89.99* one-way fares:

Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by Feb. 26, 2012, for travel by Aug. 14, 2012. Prices include PFC, segment tax and Sept. 11th security fee of up to $10.80 per segment. A segment is one take-off and one landing. A convenience fee of $10.00 per segment, per passenger is included in the introductory one-way fare. A fee of $14.99 per segment, will apply when purchased through Allegiant call centers. Purchases made at any Allegiant Airport Ticket Office will not incur a convenience or call center fee. For ticket counter hours of operation, please visit allegiant.com. When purchased at the time of booking, a checked bag fee of up to $19.99 per bag will apply per person, per segment. If purchased at flight check-in, a fee of $35 per checked bag, per person, per segment will apply for the first two bags checked. Additional higher fees will apply for three or more checked bags. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.

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