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FORT WAYNE, Ind.Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT <; ) today celebrates new, nonstop jet service between Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will offer fares as low as $65* one way.

"We are pleased to extend the Allegiant brand of low-cost travel services to Ft. Wayne residents," Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President, said. "We are confident the community will appreciate the convenience of flying nonstop to Phoenix and the value of booking hotel rooms and car rentals through us."

"As our leisure market continues to grow, Allegiant continues to offer exciting new options for vacation travel," said Scott Hinderman, executive director of airports for the Fort Wayne-Allen County Airport Authority. "Phoenix is the perfect complement to Allegiant’s four other vacation destinations from FWA and we hope the community takes advantage of their low fares and vacation packages."

The new flights will operate twice weekly between Ft. Wayne International Airport (FWA) and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA). Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found at <;search_type=F&amp;flnc=2&amp;FL_dair=FWA&amp;FL_aair=IWA&amp;FL_1_ddte=11262013&amp;FL_2_ddte=11302013&amp;FL_1_arlc=G4&amp;FL_2_arlc=G4&amp;adu=2&amp;utm_source=PR&amp;utm_medium=&gt; .

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. Allegiant partners with more than 70 of Arizona’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 hot air balloon rides and Grand Canyon tours. Fort Wayne travelers can book their entire Phoenix/Mesa vacation for less by visiting <;search_type=F&amp;flnc=2&amp;FL_dair=FWA&amp;FL_aair=IWA&amp;FL_1_ddte=11262013&amp;FL_2_ddte=11302013&amp;FL_1_arlc=G4&amp;FL_2_arlc=G4&amp;adu=2&amp;utm_source=PR&amp;utm_medium=&gt; .

Fort Wayne residents can now get more out of their vacation when they book airfare and hotel on <;search_type=F&amp;flnc=2&amp;FL_dair=FWA&amp;FL_aair=IWA&amp;FL_1_ddte=11262013&amp;FL_2_ddte=11302013&amp;FL_1_arlc=G4&amp;FL_2_arlc=G4&amp;adu=2&amp;utm_source=PR&amp;utm_medium=&gt; . Current deals include:

About the $65* one-way fares:
Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one-way and not available on all flights. Must be purchased by Nov. 6, 2013, for travel by April 29, 2014. Price reflects debit card discount; credit card price higher. 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. The company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms, rental cars, and attraction tickets. All can be purchased through the company website, <; . The company has been named one of America’s 100 Best Small Companies by Forbes Magazine for four consecutive years. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: