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Allegiant celebrates inaugural flight between Niagara Falls and Orlando

by jmaloni
Wed, Feb 15th 2012 08:40 am

Allegiant today inaugurates low-cost, nonstop flights between Niagara Falls and Orlando, Fla., via Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). The company, known for its travel deals, will offer fares as low as 79.99* one way between the two cities, as well as offer travelers a fourth night free when they book their Orlando stay at Serlago Hotel and Suites or Best Western Orlando Gateway.

"We are pleased to expand the Allegiant brand of low-cost travel services in Niagara," said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company president. "Our service to Tampa, Fla., has been successful, and we are confident that the residents of Niagara and southern Ontario will appreciate flying nonstop to Orlando, as well as the value of booking hotel rooms and car rentals through us."

"We are delighted that Allegiant is expanding its service at the Niagara Falls International Airport to include the Orlando area," said Henry M. Sloma, acting chairman of the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority. "I know these four weekly nonstop flights will be extremely popular with our customers in Niagara and southern Ontario."

The inaugural flight between Niagara Falls and Orlando comes shortly after the beginning of Allegiant's service from Niagara Falls to the Tampa Bay area. Allegiant, one of few commercial airlines to service Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG), is quickly introducing the market to its many affordable, convenient travel options.     

The new flights will operate four times weekly between Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG) and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB), carrying as many as 150 passengers on each flight. For flight schedules and reservations, visit www.allegiant.com.

Located in the heart of Central Florida, Orlando is home to some of 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 leading hotel properties, provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car, and offers deals on activities such as theme park tickets, dinner shows, and day tours. Niagara and southern Ontario travelers can book their entire Orlando vacation by visiting www.allegiant.com.

About Allegiant

Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel Company 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, www.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 $79.99* one-way fares:

Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by Feb. 26, 2012, for travel by Aug. 14, 2012. Prices include PFC, segment tax and Sept. 11 security fee of up to $10.80 per segment. A segment is one take-off and one landing. A convenience fee of $10 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, visit www.allegiant.com. When purchased at the time of booking, a checked bag fee of up to $24.99 per bag will apply 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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