Allegiant Announces Nonstop, Low-Cost Travel Service

Allegiant Announces Nonstop, Low-Cost Travel Service Between Moline/Quad Cities and Phoenix-Mesa With Introductory $79.99* Fares

MOLINE, Ill., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Allegiant (Nasdaq: ALGT) today announced new, nonstop jet service between Moline/Quad Cities, Ill., and Phoenix-Mesa will begin Nov. 18. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service to Moline/Quad Cities residents with fares as low as $79.99* one-way.

“We’re pleased to announce yet another affordable and convenient way for our customers to get away,” Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. “Nearly a month ago we announced new service to Las Vegas. Today we announce service to the Phoenix-Mesa area. We are confident the Quad Cities will appreciate the value of flying nonstop to Arizona and the great deals we offer on hotels and car rentals.”
“It has been 18 years since the Quad Cities last had nonstop service to the Phoenix-Mesa area,” Bruce Carter, Quad City International Airport Director of Aviation, said. “I am sure travelers from throughout the region share in the excitement of today’s announcement for Phoenix-Mesa service to begin this November. The Phoenix area is extremely popular with the Midwestern area snowbirds, golfers and conference attendees. We are pleased to be partnering with Allegiant and are happy they have been so responsive to our requests for both Las Vegas and Phoenix-Mesa service. We look forward to continued growth with Allegiant over the next several months and years.”
The new flights will operate twice weekly between the Quad City International Airport (MLI) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (IWA) with service Thursday and Sunday. Flights will depart Moline/Quad Cities at 1:25 p.m. arriving in Phoenix-Mesa at 3:40 p.m. Flights leaving Phoenix-Mesa will depart at 8:50 a.m. arriving in Moline/Quad Cities at 12:45 p.m. (all flight times are local). The company will begin nonstop service to Las Vegas Oct. 14.

With breathtaking scenery, endless sun, unmatched resorts and miles of world-class golf courses, Phoenix-Mesa is a gateway to all that Arizona has to offer, including the Grand Canyon, Scottsdale, Tempe and Sedona. Not only is the area considered “The Golf Capital of the World,” but also the “Resort Capital of the World,” with numerous four- and five-diamond resorts. These premier resort communities feature shopping, dining, spa, activities and luxury accommodations for the perfect getaway to Arizona’s unique Southwestern hospitality.

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