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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2012

Allegiant Announces Nonstop Travel Between Gateway and Telluride, Colorado

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announces new, nonstop jet service between Phoenix/Mesa, Ariz. and Telluride via Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) beginning Dec. 15, 2012. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $82.99* one way.

“We are pleased to announce another affordable and convenient travel option for residents of the Phoenix/Mesa area,” said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President. “We are confident the community will continue to support the Allegiant brand of affordable travel and take advantage of the value of booking their winter ski packages in the Telluride/Montrose ski region through us.”

The new flights will operate twice weekly between Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA) and Montrose Regional Airport (MTJ) beginning Dec. 15, 2012.

“We’re looking forward to welcoming thousands of new visitors to Telluride this winter, thanks to the arrival of Allegiant,” said Telluride Tourism Board President and CEO, Michael Martelon. “There has never been a more affordable or more accessible way for people in the Phoenix/Mesa area to discover what makes Telluride one of the world’s premier winter vacation destinations.”

Phoenix travelers can take advantage of everyday low fares and save even more when they book air, hotel, car, activity and attraction reservations together. Reservations can be made on the company’s website at or by calling the company’s travel experts at 702-505-8888.

About the $82.99* one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by Oct. 2, 2012, for travel by April 16, 2013. For baggage fees, please visit Additional restrictions may apply.

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, The company was ranked ninth in the 2011 Forbes’ Best Small Companies list. Allegiant was also recently named one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Fastest-Growing Companies” for the second consecutive year.

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