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PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allegiant (Nasdaq:ALGT) announces the company will begin new, nonstop air service from Eugene, Ore. and the San Francisco Bay Area to Palm Springs. The new service will bring more travelers to visit the popular vacation destination with new lower fares.

The carrier will offer introductory fares as low as $39.99* one-way, including taxes and fees, from Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) to:                                                                                                                                     
  1. Eugene, Ore. – begins November 15, 2012 with fares as low as $89.99* each way
  2. Oakland, Calif. – begins November 15, 2012 with fares as low as $39.99* each way

Flight days and times for all markets can be found at

"We are pleased with our continued growth in Palm Springs with additional nonstop service from two of our markets," stated Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President. "Palm Springs has been a popular destination for our Bellingham and Vancouver travelers. We anticipate the new nonstop service will be very popular, especially when customers take advantage of great deals when bundling their air, hotel and car rental."

The company began service from Bellingham, Wash. to Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) in November, 2007.

Reservations can be made on the company's website at or by calling the company's travel experts at 702-505-8888.

About the $39.99* and $89.99 one-way fares: Seats are limited. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by August 28, 2012, for travel by January 13, 2013. For baggage fees, please visit Additional restrictions may apply.

Allegiant, travel is our deal. ®

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, and offers other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets through its website, The company was ranked ninth in the 2011 Forbes' Best Small Companies list. Allegiant was also recently named one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Fastest-Growing Companies" for the second consecutive year.

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