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Las Vegas Based Airline Celebrating 15 Years

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(courtesy, of Allegiant)

(courtesy, of Allegiant)

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(Las Vegas, NV) — Las Vegas based Allegiant is celebrating it’s 15th anniversary.  The airline’s first scheduled flight was on February 28, 1999, from Fresno, California to Las Vegas. The one airplane fleet has grown to 68 planes.

Allegiant is focused on resort communities with 230 weekly flights from 99 cities, most are to and from Las Vegas. The airline says it carried over 7 million passengers last year.

Officials say Allegiant has grown from fewer than fifty employees to more than two thousand. It’s moving into new corporate headquarters in Summerlin.

All tickets can be purchased through the companies website http://www.allegiant.com .

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