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Allegiant Air

Allegiant Air
AirlineAllegiant Air
Founded1997 (as WestJet Express)
Commenced operationsJune 1998
Focus cities
Fleet size80
Company sloganTravel is our deal
Parent companyAllegiant Travel Co.
HeadquartersEnterprise, Nevada
Key peopleMaurice J. Gallagher, Jr. (President and CEO)
Revenue(+) US$558 Million (FY 2009)
Operating income(+) US$150 Million (FY 2009)
Net income(+) US$76.3 Million (FY 2009)
Total assets(+) US$500 Million (FY 2009)

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Allegiant Air is an American low-cost airline owned by Allegiant Travel Co. (Nasdaq - ALGT) that operates scheduled and charter flights. Allegiant Travel Company is a publicly traded company with 1,300 employees and one billion USD market capitalization. The corporate headquarters is in Enterprise, Nevada, near Las Vegas.

The airline also offers international vacation packages through its Allegiant Vacations affiliate.

In addition to continued service at Orlando Sanford International Airport, Orlando International Airport became an Allegiant focus city, on February 1, 2010, for one year, and closed on February 1, 2011.

Grand Rapids, Michigan, became an Allegiant focus city at Gerald R. Ford International Airport on April 27, 2010. However, on August 12, 2011, Allegiant announced it would discontinue the Grand Rapids base on October 31.

Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport in Virginia will become Allegiant's newest destination, with service beginning on November 16, 2011.

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