MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. March 8, 2016 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces three new seasonal routes to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In conjunction with the new route announcement, Allegiant also kicked off the upcoming summer travel season with a “$1 Million Summer” campaign, pledging to give away $1 million in airfare now through the end of the summer. The new flights will operate to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Toledo, Ohio; and Stewart, New York beginning this summer. The first 22 travelers to book these flights will receive full refunds for their round trip airfare.*
“Allegiant is very excited to continue growing service to Myrtle Beach,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer. “With the summer season approaching, we’re looking forward to bringing more visitors to the area with our nonstop, low-cost flights and this exciting new promotion.”
New seasonal routes announced to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) include:
1. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – May 19, 2016 through Sept. 18, 2016 with fares as low as $45**
2. Toledo, Ohio– June 3, 2016 through Sept. 26, 2016 with fares as low as $43**
3. Stewart, New York – June 16, 2016 through Sept. 25, 2016 with fares as low as $44**
The new routes will operate twice weekly and expand on the service Allegiant currently operates to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), bringing the total number of Allegiant routes to MYR to 15. The new flights will bring nearly 35,000 additional visitors to the area. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.
"Horry County Department of Airports is excited about Allegiant's continued commitment to the Myrtle Beach International Airport," said Pat Apone, director of airports. "Allegiant has been the airport’s fastest growing airline for the past couple of years and with today's announcement of new air service from Harrisburg, Toledo and Stewart to Myrtle Beach, it appears that the growth trend will continue in 2016. Allegiant is a fantastic partner, and we look forward to another successful season."
“Having three new additional nonstop flights on Allegiant to the Myrtle Beach area ensures that more prospective visitors have quick and easy access to begin summer vacation on our 60 miles of beautiful beaches,” stated Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. “Allegiant’s investment in bringing new flights to the Myrtle Beach area reflects their commitment to our community. Our visitors, businesses and residents will continue to benefit from a variety of affordable air service options to and from the Myrtle Beach International Airport on Allegiant.”
Allegiant offers a unique travel option to travelers. Focusing on low-cost leisure travel, the company provides customers with low base fares averaging nearly half of the cost of the average domestic round-trip fare. Allegiant’s innovative business model has allowed the company to grow from one aircraft and one route just over a decade ago, to providing convenient, affordable service in over 100 communities nationwide.
*Allegiant Announcement Day Refund Eligibility
ELIGIBILITY: EMPLOYEES (AND THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILIES) OF ALLEGIANT TRAVEL, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, VENDORS, MEDIA PARTNERS, ADVERTISING AGENCIES, TRAVEL AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES OF ASSOCIATED AIRPORTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.
The first 22 seats purchased on each of the 22 newly announced routes will be refunded based timestamp of seat purchase. Limit one (1) refund per person. Purchases made through the Allegiant.com website or through the Allegiant Travel Center to be eligible for refund.
Twenty-two (22) refunds per new route:
- Full refund of customer’s airfare itinerary, including airfare and airfare-related ancillary fees.
- Government fees and taxes will not be refunded.
- ELIGIBLE ROUTES: CAK-SFB, STS-LAS, MDT-MYR, ICT-SFB, LCK-JAX, FLL-VPS, STS-IWA, TUL-MSY, OKC-VPS, AVL-JAX, BLV-JAX, ELP-SFB, MEM-VPS, TYS-VPS, ABQ-AUS, ABQ-LAS, EVV-SFB, IND-JAX, MEM-LAX, TOL-MYR, RNO-LAX, SWF-MYR
Refund recipients will be notified within 48 hours of their refund. Actual refund may take 7 – 10 business days to process.
**About the introductory one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by March 14, 2016 for travel by Sept. 18, 2016. Price displayed reflects purchase by debit card; purchase by credit card subject to surcharge not to exceed $8 each way per passenger. See Allegiant.com for details. Additional restrictions may apply.
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