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Allegiant Announces Nonstop, Low-Cost Flights Between Niagara Falls and Fort Lauderdale

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Allegiant Announces Nonstop, Low-Cost Flights Between Niagara Falls and Fort Lauderdale07:30 EDT Thursday, April 05, 2012NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y., April 5, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allegiant (Nasdaq:ALGT) today announces new, nonstop jet service between Niagara Falls, N.Y. and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. will begin July 1, 2012. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $94.99* one way. "We're pleased to offer another affordable and convenient way for Niagara Falls and southern Ontario residents to get away to Florida," Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. "We are confident the community will appreciate the value of flying nonstop to Fort Lauderdale and the great deals we offer on vacation packages." We are extremely pleased that Allegiant is once again expanding its reach into Florida with new service to Fort Lauderdale," said Henry M. Sloma, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority's acting chairman. "Having nonstop flights to south Florida will prove to be extremely popular with our Canadian and U.S. customers alike." "Allegiant's expanded service at Niagara Falls International Airport is welcomed news for all Western New Yorkers looking for direct and affordable flights to Fort Lauderdale," said Congresswoman Hochul. "This new investment will allow more travelers to pass through Western New York each year, provide a boost to our local economy and create more good-paying jobs. I have no doubt this expansion will prove to be an economic catalyst for the region." The new flights will operate twice weekly between Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG)and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning July 1, 2012. Niagara Falls and southern Ontario travelers can take advantage of everyday low fares and save even more when they book air, hotel, car and even activity and attraction reservations together. For flight schedules and reservations please visit allegiant.com. Located in the center of Florida's Gold Coast, Fort Lauderdale offers the ultimate escape to sunny South Florida. Allegiant partners with more than 20 of the 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 Everglades airboat tours. Niagara and Southern Ontario travelers can book their entire Fort Lauderdale vacation for less by visiting allegiant.com. Reservations can be made on the airline's website at allegiant.com or by calling the company's travel experts at 702-505-8888.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. The Allegiant Travel Company logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8305About the $94.99* one-way fares: Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by April 19, 2012, for travel by November 13, 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. Baggage fees of up to $35 per bag, per segment will apply to one carry-on and the first two checked bags. For baggage fees, please visit allegiant.com. Additional higher fees will apply for three or more checked bags. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.CONTACT: Allegiant Media Contact Jessica Wheeler Phone: 702-853-4625 Email: mediarelations@allegiantair.com