Allegiant Adds Flights from LGB to Colorado Springs and Idaho Falls

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allegiant air adds flightsJust this month Long Beach Airport welcomed Allegiant Air’s inaugural flight, and already the airline is announcing two new travel offerings for passengers.

Allegiant will offer service between Long Beach and Colorado Springs (COS), Colorado, beginning September 15, 2010.  Additionally, effective October 8, 2010, Allegiant will offer Idaho Falls (IDA), Idaho, service to LGB.  All Allegiant flights leaving LGB will utilize 150-seat MD-80 series jet aircraft.

The airline will offer two weekly non-stop flights on Wednesday and Saturday to Colorado Springs.  The Idaho Falls route will operate twice weekly, with service Monday and Friday.  Travelers may visit www.allegiant.com to begin booking flights.

Allegiant Air now connects passengers to four destinations directly from Long Beach.  Flights to Stockton, (SCK) CA, operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, arriving at 12:20 pm and departing at 1:00 pm.  Flights to Bellingham, (BLI) WA, operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday arriving at 5:05 pm and departing at 5:45 pm.

Long Beach Airport is currently home to six airlines and serves 17 markets, including San Francisco, Las Vegas, New York City, Boston, Washington, DC, and Fort Lauderdale.  Beginning September 15, Allegiant will connect passengers to LGB’s 18th and 19th destinations.  The airline is LGB’s newest arrival, joining Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and US Airways.

LGB continues to offer travelers the most affordable and convenient flights to major destinations throughout North America; visitors are truly just one stop away from the world.  LGB news, including Airport Modernization Plan updates and links, can be found at the Airport’s website, www.lgb.org.

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 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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