Allegiant announced Tuesday the company will begin new, nonstop air service from the mainland, including Las Vegas, to Honolulu.
Allegiant is based out of Las Vegas. The company was ranked ninth in the 2011 Forbes' Best Small Companies. Allegiant was also recently named one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Fastest-Growing Companies" for the second consecutive year.
"We are pleased that Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has announced that it will enter the Hawaii market in June 2012 servicing Fresno, Ca. and Las Vegas," said President and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority Mike McCartney. "The initial cities Allegiant Air will service directly to Hawaii are from the U.S. West market, the largest market to Hawaii’s tourism economy, which is projected to draw more than 3.1 million visitors in 2012."
McCartney said the addition of these new flights is expected to provide $29.8 million in visitor expenditures and $3.25 million in tax revenue.
"Service to Las Vegas and Fresno reflects a moderate growth plan by our company," said Allegiant President Andrew C. Levy. "With the addition of the four aircraft we have acquisitioned, we plan to expand service to other mainland cities in the future."
The carrier is offering introductory fares as low as $174 one-way, including taxes and fees from Honolulu International Airport to:
- Las Vegas - Begins June 29
- Fresno, Calif. - Begins June 30
Flight days and times for all markets can be found at Allegiant's website.
Allegiant’s $174 one-way fares are limited, not available on all flights and must be purchased by April 30, 2012 for travel by Nov. 13, 2012.