Allegiant Air’s nonstop flights from Redmond to Vegas begin Mar. 29
Feb 01,2007 00:00 by Bend Weekly News Sources

Allegiant Air announces new, nonstop air service between Redmond/Bend and Las Vegas: Airline celebrates with introductory $59* fare

What happens in Vegas, may stay in Vegas, but it will soon start in Redmond/Bend, Ore. as Allegiant Air today announces new nonstop jet-service to Las Vegas, Nev. beginning March 29. To kick off the new service, the Las Vegas-based, low-fare airline is offering limited introductory fares as low as $59* one-way.

 

Allegiant Air announced nonstop flights from Redmond to Las Vegas will begin March 29. 

"We are extremely pleased to extend the Allegiant brand of low-fare, nonstop jet service to the Central Oregon," Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant Air president & CEO, said. "This is an exciting new addition for our airline and our customers as we launch the only scheduled service between Redmond/Bend and Las Vegas."

The new flights will operate twice weekly between Redmond Municipal Airport and McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas), with service Thursday and Sunday. Beginning March 29, flights will depart Redmond at 6:45 p.m. arriving in Las Vegas at 8:30 p.m. Flights leaving Las Vegas will depart at 4:20 p.m. arriving in Redmond at 6:05 p.m. (all flight times are local).

"We are certainly excited to be the first city in Oregon to inaugurate Allegiant's brand of nonstop, low-cost air service," Carrie Novick, Airport Manager for Roberts Field Airport, said. "We will now link America's top outdoor destination with the top vacation destination in the world - Las Vegas."

The carrier will utilize a full-size, 150-seat MD-80 jet aircraft on the route. The airline said its market research and input from local community leaders indicate that the Central Oregon community will welcome the new nonstop flights and low fares to Las Vegas as an alternative to connecting flights or long drives to other airports.

Through its Allegiant Vacations program, the company also offers complete air and hotel vacation packages to Las Vegas for as low as $222* per person for four-nights, roundtrip (based on double-occupancy, stay at the Plaza Hotel & Casino and a Thursday arrival/Sunday return) Allegiant Vacations offers low-cost packages with more than 35 of Las Vegas' most exciting hotel properties, including The Wynn, Bellagio, Venetian, Paris, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Caesars, Monte Carlo, Mirage, Excalibur, Tropicana, Bally's, Flamingo, Riviera, Frontier, Luxor, Circus Circus, Imperial Palace, Hooters, Gold Coast, Barbary Coast, Westin Casuarina, Aladdin and Orleans.

Allegiant's $59* one-way introductory fare is limited, must be purchased by Feb. 24, 2007 and is valid for travel through Aug. 15, 2007. Introductory fares are not available on all flights. After the introductory fare period, regular one-way fares on the route start as low as $79 one-way.

*All fares one-way and are non-refundable. Fares do not include PFC, segment tax or September 11 security fee of up to $10.40 per segment. Travel purchased through Allegiant Air call centers will cost an additional $5.00 per segment. A segment is defined as one take-off and one landing. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Restrictions apply.

Reservations can be made on the airline's web site, through the airline's Reservations and Information Center at 702-505-8888, or through professional travel agents.