August 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);8/11/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 32, p6
The article discusses the business model of Las Vegas, Nevada-based Allegiant Travel Co. Allegiant inaugurated its route from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Las Vegas in June 2004 and the company has now increased the frequency of such flights to six days per week. It has also added Florida and Arizona routes. According to the article, Allegiant's ability to fill seats and make a profit at the most difficult fiscal times attracts attention from inside the industry. It saves money by purchasing used aircraft, and only flies from cities where there is competition.


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