MASCOUTAH, Ill. Nov. 17, 2017 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today launches a new nonstop route between St. Louis and Phoenix via Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new route for as low as $53.*
“We are thrilled to launch this new route from St. Louis today,” said Lukas Johnson, Allegiant senior vice president of commercial. “We know St. Louis-area travelers will enjoy having a friendly, low-cost, convenient option for travel to some of the best golf, spas and scenery in sunny Phoenix.”
The new nonstop route will operate twice weekly between MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
“We’re excited to see Allegiant continue to grow here at MidAmerica Airport with the addition of Phoenix/Mesa, our first destination in the southwest United States,” said St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern. “It’s a terrific complement to the existing low-cost flights to six amazing Florida hotspots, Las Vegas and Myrtle Beach, and we’re confident passengers will appreciate the added choice as much as they appreciate the hassle-free experience of flying from MidAmerica.”
“Phoenix / Mesa is a great addition to the travel menu at MidAmerica,” says Tim Cantwell, director of MidAmerica St. Louis Airport. “Allegiant continues to seek out great destination choices our region desires and serve them from MidAmerica. Their nonstop service, coupled with the airport’s convenience, starts anyone’s vacation with a smile.”
Allegiant offers a unique option to St. Louis-area travelers with low base fares and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.
*About the introductory one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Nov. 19, 2017 for travel by Feb. 12, 2018. See Allegiant.com for details. For optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers 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 and rental cars. 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/iiFa303wrtF.
MidAmerica St. Louis Airport
MidAmerica St. Louis Airport is located in Mascoutah, Illinois, in the eastern portion of the St. Louis metropolitan area. Major multimodal rail and inland port centers are located within 22 miles of the airport, which also enjoys easy access to five interstate highways via I-64. With parallel runways of 8,000 and 10,000 feet, the airport can handle simultaneous take-offs and landings in all conditions, minimizing delays. It has an annual capacity of 200,000 operations. Tenants include Boeing, which recently located a new manufacturing facility at the airport; North Bay Produce, an international, grower-owned, year-round, fresh produce marketing and distribution cooperative headquartered in Traverse City, Mich., as well as AVMATS, a company providing alternatives for the support and maintenance of corporate aircraft, which has been operating at MidAmerica for almost a decade. MidAmerica is a Joint Use Airport partnering with Scott AFB, the home to US Transportation Command, a multi service organization, and Air Mobility Command, the USAF’s component command for airlift. MidAmerica and the 375th Air Mobility Wing operate Scott AFB/MidAmerica St. Louis Airport. For more information, visit www.flymidamerica.com.
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For more information, Contact:
Allegiant Media Contact MidAmerica Airport Media Contact
Phone: 702-800-2020 Phone: Julie Hauser, 314-629-3887