Here is the official Press Release. Note they make mention of Celine Dion and Cirque du Soleil in case you were wondering about attracting Canadian business for the new service.
ALLEGIANT ANNOUNCES NONSTOP, LOW-COST TRAVEL BETWEEN PLATTSBURGH AND LAS
VEGAS WITH $150.00* INTRODUCTORY ONE-WAY FARES
Plattsburgh NY – 26 September 2012 – Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announces today new, nonstop jet service between Plattsburgh and Las Vegas beginning Dec. 19, 2012. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $150.00* one way.
“We are pleased to announce another affordable and convenient travel option for residents of the Plattsburgh and Montreal region,” said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President. “We are confident these communities will appreciate our affordable, nonstop service to Las Vegas, as well as take advantage of the value of booking hotel rooms, car rentals and attractions through us."
The new flights will operate twice weekly between Plattsburgh International Airport (PBG
) and McCarran International Airport (LAS
) beginning Dec. 19, 2012.
"With this new service, Celine Dion and Cirque du Soleil will have a new and affordable way to consider going to work in Las Vegas, and thousands of Montrealers and others who have been asking about Vegas will be able to get there through Plattsburgh, Montreal's U.S. Airport," said Garry Douglas, President of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the Marketing and Development agency for Plattsburgh International Airport. "Las Vegas has been the most requested destination from the beginning, and we know this operation will be another success for both Allegiant and Plattsburgh.”
Plattsburgh travelers can take advantage of everyday low fares and save even more when they book air, hotel, car, activity and attraction reservations together. Reservations can be made on the company’s website at allegiant.com or by calling the company’s travel experts at 702-505-8888.
“We are excited to welcome Plattsburgh to our ever-evolving partnership with Allegiant," said Cathy Tull, senior vice president of marketing for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. "Every new destination that is added to the schedule provides additional flexibility and more options for travelers."
With world-renowned resorts, spas, casinos, and entertainment options for visitors of all ages, Las Vegas is one of the most dynamic travel destinations in the world. Allegiant partners with more than 60 of the area’s most exciting hotel properties, provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car, and offers great deals on activities such as show tickets and helicopter tours. Plattsburgh travelers can book their entire Las Vegas vacation for less by visiting allegiant.com.
About the $150.00* one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Oct. 3, 2012, for travel by April 16, 2013. For baggage fees, please visit allegiant.com. 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, allegiant.com. 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.