FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MARCH 22, 2012
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new, nonstop jet service between Hagerstown, Md., and Orlando, Fla., via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), will begin May 25, 2012. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $59.99* one way.
"We're pleased to bring affordable and convenient travel options to Hagerstown," Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. "We are confident that the Hagerstown area residents will appreciate flying nonstop to Orlando, as well as the value of booking hotel rooms and car rentals through us."
"Washington County has been committed to securing destination-oriented air service for use by area residents," said Terry Baker, President of the Washington County Board of County Commissioners. "We are very excited to welcome Allegiant, offering nonstop service to Orlando, one of America’s top vacation destinations."
"It is great news that Allegiant is providing families and businesses in the quad-state region with convenient, nearby, cost-effective, direct airline service from the Hagerstown Regional airport to Orlando/Sanford, Florida," said Congressman Roscoe Bartlett. "I am hopeful that these flights will be popular enough for Allegiant to add more flights and destinations that will create more jobs at the airport as well as area businesses."
The new flights will operate twice weekly between Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) and Sanford International Airport (SFB) beginning May 25, 2012. Hagerstown 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 heart of Central Florida, Orlando is home to the world’s most exciting theme parks and has plenty of shopping, dining, outdoor activities, and entertainment. Allegiant partners with more than 60 of the Orlando 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 theme park tickets, dinner shows, and day tours. Hagerstown travelers can book their entire Orlando 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.
About the $59.99* one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by April 12, 2012, for travel by Nov 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. When purchased at the time of booking, a checked bag fee of up to $19.99 per bag will apply to the first and second checked bag 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.
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