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June 20, 2017

Allegiant announces nonstop service to Orlando from GPT

ALLEGIANT ARRIVES ON THE MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST WITH THE ONLY NONSTOP SERVICE TO ORLANDO AND FARES AS LOW AS $29

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 GULFPORT, Miss. June 20, 2017 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces the only low-cost, nonstop service connecting Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi and Orlando. There is no better time to get away your way, with one-way fares on the new route as low as $29*.

 “We’re thrilled to announce that we’re bringing our unique brand of ultra-low-cost, convenient travel to the Mississippi Gulf Coast,” said Lukas Johnson, Allegiant senior vice president of commercial. “We know that travelers in this region are eager to have a convenient connection to all that Orlando has to offer, and we are excited to offer nonstop service at a fare that everyone can afford.”

The new flights will operate twice weekly between Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT) and Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) and will begin on Aug. 30, 2017. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at Allegiant.com.

“We welcome Allegiant and value their partnership in providing nonstop service from Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport to the Orlando market,” said Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant. “Affordable air service is essential for future growth, and this new service will expose many visitors from central Florida to the natural beauty and hospitality of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.”

“Having low cost air service from Allegiant will help to enhance the growth of Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport and Mississippi Gulf Coast tourism attractions. We are pleased south Mississippi residents will have the ability to easily access the many, exciting tourism offerings in and around Orlando and greatly appreciate Allegiant flying from our market,” said Clay Williams, executive director, Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport.

Allegiant offers a unique option to Gulfport-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 are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Jun. 22, 2017 for travel by Feb. 13, 2018. See Allegiant.com for details. For optional services and baggage fees, please visit Allegiant.com. Additional restrictions may apply.

Allegiant®

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities 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, Allegiant.com. 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 roundtrip ticket. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: http://gofly.us/iiFa303wrtF.

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Allegiant Media Contact
Phone: 702-800-2020
Email:  mediarelations@allegiantair.com

Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport Media Contact
Teckie Hinkebein, Director of Marketing
Office: (228) 863-5951 x3036
Cell: (228) 236-4251
thinkebein@flygpt.com