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CASPER ANTES UP FOR THE FIRST FLIGHT TO LAS VEGAS!

Friday, September 19, 2008

AIRLINE CELEBRATES WITH FLY FREE* TO VEGAS OFFER

(CASPER, Wyo.) — Wyoming residents have played their cards right and are cashing in as low-fare airline Allegiant Air, LLC, today inaugurates the only nonstop, all-jet service from the state of Wyoming to Las Vegas. To celebrate the new service from Casper, Wyo.'s Natrona County International Airport, the airline is bringing some very special guests: Vegas icons “Elvis” and a glamorous showgirl.

Allegiant is upping the ante even more by offering the chance to FLY FREE* to Vegas. Just purchase one air/hotel package by Oct. 1 from one of the airline’s 50 hotel partners and the second person flies free*.

“We are extremely pleased to extend the Allegiant brand of low-fare, nonstop jet service to the Casper community,” Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant Air president & CEO, said. “This is an exciting new addition for our airline and our customers as we launch the only low-cost, nonstop service between Wyoming and Las Vegas.”
The new flights operate two times weekly between Natrona County International Airport and McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas), with service Monday and Friday. Flights depart Casper at 10:35 a.m. arriving in Las Vegas at 11:35 a.m. Flights leaving Las Vegas depart at 7 a.m. arriving in Casper at 9:55 a.m. (all flight times are local).

“We’re very, very excited to have Allegiant providing service to Las Vegas,” said Glenn Januska, Airport Manager of Casper/Natrona County International Airport. “The convenience of flying out of Casper and having direct service to one of our most popular destinations is going to be great for Wyoming. Allegiant is a carrier who definitely knows what it is doing, and they do it better than anyone else I know.” The carrier will utilize a full-size, 150-seat MD-80 jet aircraft on the route. The airline said its market research and input from local community leaders indicate Casper community welcome the new all-jet flights and low fares to Las Vegas.
Through its Allegiant Vacations program, the company offers low-cost packages with 54 of Las Vegas’ most exciting hotel properties including; Wynn, Bellagio, Venetian, Paris, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Caesars, Monte Carlo, Mirage, Excalibur, New York New York, Red Rock, Tropicana, Rio All-Suite, Bally’s, Flamingo, Riviera, Luxor, Terrible’s, Circus Circus, Hooter’s, Imperial Palace, Harrah’s, Treasure Island, Gold Coast, Westin Casuarina, Golden Nugget, Planet Hollywood, South Point, Four Queens and Orleans.

Reservations may be made through the company’s website at http://www.allegiantair.com, the airline’s Reservations Center at 702-505-8888 or professional travel agents.

About the FLY FREE* offer:
The FLY FREE* offer is available for a limited time and must be purchased by Oct. 1, 2008 for travel to be completed by Dec. 15, 2008. 7-day advance purchase required. Offer based on a buy one (1) air/hotel package, get one (1) roundtrip companion airfare for free. Minimum two (2) night air/hotel package required. Companion travel must be on same itinerary as regular fare passenger. Prices do not include PFC, segment tax or Sept. 11 security fee of up to $10.50 per segment. A convenience fee of $11.50 per traveling customer will be applied when booked at http://www.allegiantair.com or through an Allegiant Air call center. Travel purchased through an Allegiant Air call center will cost an additional $10 per segment. A checked baggage fee of $15 per bag, per person, per segment will apply for the first two bags, when purchased at the time of booking. If purchased at flight check-in, a checked baggage fee of $25 per bag, per segment, per person will apply to the first two checked bags. Additional higher fees will apply for three or more checked bags. A segment is defined as one take-off and one landing. Fares are non-refundable. Seats are limited and subject to availability. Restrictions apply. Offer not valid on previously purchased tickets.

About the Company
Las Vegas based Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT), is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations such as Las Vegas, Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 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 both on a stand-alone basis and bundled with hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel related services.

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