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Allegiant announces new nonstop service to Sarasota


NEWS RELEASE FROM ALLEGIANT:  ASHEVILLE, N.C. Nov. 13, 2018 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces service from Asheville to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) beginning Feb. 22, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $45*


“We’re thrilled to grow again in Asheville and offer area residents the chance to enjoy beautiful Sarasota,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “Asheville is home to one of our bases of operations, so it always extra special to add new service in a place that so many of our team members call home.”


The new year-round flights will operate twice weekly. With the addition of this new route, Allegiant will now serve eight cities from Asheville Regional Airport (AVL). Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at


“Allegiant has embraced western North Carolina in a significant way, and they continue to grow. We are thrilled to welcome nonstop service to Sarasota, and believe this additional connection between the gulf shores of Florida and our mountains will be very successful,” said Lew Bleiweis, executive director of Asheville Regional Airport. “I encourage our region’s travelers to book a flight to SRQ, and we look forward to giving our newest Florida friends a warm welcome when they land in Asheville.”


Allegiant offers a unique option to Asheville-area travelers with low base fares and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.


*About the introductory one-way fares:

Seats and dates are limited and fares are not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Nov. 14, 2018 for travel by May 20, 2019. Price displayed reflects purchase of a round-trip itinerary and includes taxes, carrier charges & government fees. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Optional baggage charges and additional restrictions may apply. For more details, optional services and baggage fees, please visit



Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms and rental cars. All can be purchased only through the company website, Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown to over 80 aircraft and more than 300 routes across the country with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic round-trip ticket. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit:


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