Allegiant Airlines Announces Service to Kansas City

PCEDC Staff News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Aug. 11, 2015 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announces new, nonstop jet service from Kansas City to Orlando, Southwest Florida and Tampa / St. Pete. To celebrate its debut in Kansas City, the company is offering introductory one-way fares as low as $49*.

Allegiant brings a unique travel option to the Kansas City community. Focusing on low-cost leisure travel, the company provides customers with low base fares averaging nearly half the cost of the average domestic round-trip fare. The innovative business model has allowed the company to grow from one aircraft and one route just over a decade ago, to offering convenient, affordable service in over 100 communities nationwide.

“Allegiant is excited to bring its unique brand of low-cost travel to the Kansas City community,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant Travel Company senior vice president of planning. “We know Kansas City travelers love going on vacation, and we’re pleased to offer expanded low-cost access to three top Florida destinations, as well as the ability to book their entire vacation with us for less.”

The new flights will all operate twice weekly. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at

“Allegiant’s decision to add Kansas City to its rapidly expanding network is a testament to the strength of this region,” said Mark VanLoh, Director of Aviation for the Kansas City Aviation Department. “From the theme parks in Central Florida to the award-winning beaches in Clearwater to Marco Island, the flights and vacation packages that Allegiant will offer to these three Florida destinations will certainly draw new passengers through our airport.”