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Stockton Tees Up for Relaxation in California's Desert Oasis

Friday, October 28, 2011

Stockton Tees Up for Relaxation in California's Desert Oasis12:01 EDT Friday, October 28, 2011STOCKTON, Calif., Oct. 28, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allegiant (Nasdaq:ALGT), today inaugurates low-cost, nonstop travel service between Stockton, Calif., and Palm Springs, Calif. To celebrate, the company is offering a special $39.99* one-way fare and is awarding free flight to two travelers who arrive at the Stockton Airport with their bags packed. "Allegiant is pleased to add non-stop affordable service from Stockton to Palm Springs," Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant president, said. "We are confident the San Joaquin Valley will appreciate the low fares and great deals on hotel rooms and car rentals Allegiant has to offer." "The Stockton Metropolitan Airport is thrilled to now offer the San Joaquin Valley affordable and convenient air service to Palm Springs," Patrick T. Carreno, Interim Airport Director, said. "Allegiant began serving Stockton in 2006 with flights to Las Vegas and we are now excited to be offering even more travel value to the community with new service to Palm Springs." The new flights operate two times weekly between Stockton Metropolitan Airport (SCK) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) with service Monday and Friday. On Mondays, flights will depart Stockton at 10:15 a.m. arriving in Palm Springs at 11:30 a.m. Flights leaving Palm Springs will depart at 12:15 p.m. arriving in Stockton at 1:35 p.m.. On Fridays, flights will depart Stockton at 4:10 p.m. arriving in Palm Springs at 5:25 p.m. Flights leaving Palm Springs will depart at 6:10 p.m. arriving in Stockton at 7:30 p.m. (all flight times are local). The carrier will utilize a full-size, 150-seat MD-80 jet aircraft on the route. Allegiant began low-cost, nonstop service to Las Vegas from Stockton on June 16, 2006. Allegiant's $39.99* one-way fare is limited, must be purchased by Nov. 11, 2011 and is valid for travel through May 14, 2012. Introductory fares are not available on all flights. Reservations can be made on the airline's website at www.allegiant.com or by calling the company's travel experts at 702-505-8888.About the $39.99* one-way fare: Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by November 11, 2011 and is valid for travel through May 14, 2012. Offer not available Dec 26-30, 2011 and Jan 1-2, 2012. Seven day advance purchase required. Prices do not include PFC, segment tax or Sept. 11 security fee of up to $10.70 per segment. A segment is one take-off and one landing. A convenience fee of $17.00 per passenger is included in the introductory one-way fare. A convenience fee of $14.99 per passenger, plus $14.99 per segment, will apply when purchased through Allegiant call centers. Purchases made at any Allegiant Air Airport Ticket Office will not incur a convenience or call-center fee. For ticket counter hours of operation, please visit www.allegiant.com. When purchased at the time of booking, a first and second checked bag fee of $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.Allegiant, travel is our deal. Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company (Nasdaq:ALGT) has posted 35 consecutive quarters of profitability. The company is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations such as Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix-Mesa, Orlando, Fla., and Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla. Through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, the company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline offering air travel and hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel-related services. In 2011 and 2010 Allegiant ranked 64 and 25, respectively, on FORTUNE magazine's Fastest-Growing Companies list. In 2010, Allegiant was ranked number one for low-cost carriers in Aviation Week's Top Performing Airline study. Receive breaking news from Allegiant by visiting Allegiant's Facebook Fan Page at www.facebook.com/Allegiant or follow Allegiant on Twitter at twitter.com/allegianttravel. The Allegiant Travel Company logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8305CONTACT: Kristine Shattuck-Cooper Phone: 702-853-4625 Email: mediarelations@allegiantair.com