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Click to Tweet: .@Allegiant announces nonstop service from #Lexington @BGAirport to Florida's #EmeraldCoast @FlyVPS #GetAway #YourWay

February 13, 2018 – Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces new nonstop service from Lexington to Destin, Florida via the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) beginning June 7, 2018. There is no better time to get away your way, with one-way fares on the new route as low as $62.*

"Allegiant is excited to offer Lexington-area travelers their only ultra-low-cost, nonstop option to visit Florida's beautiful Emerald Coast," said Lukas Johnson, Allegiant senior vice president of commercial. "We're sure that area residents will take advantage of this convenient, nonstop service to enjoy all that Destin and the surrounding area have to offer."

The new seasonal flights will operate twice weekly from Blue Grass Airport (LEX) to Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). With this addition, Allegiant will offer nonstop service to eight cities from LEX. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at

"This is fantastic news for central Kentucky," said Eric Frankl, executive director of Blue Grass Airport. "Our region has so many travelers who enjoy the beauty of Destin / Ft. Walton Beach, and we know they will be thrilled to have this low-cost access to the region. We encourage our community to take a trip with Allegiant and enjoy some time in the sun!"

Allegiant offers a unique option to Lexington-area travelers with low base fares and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.

*About the introductory one-way fares: Seats are limited. Price includes taxes and fees. Fares are one way and not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Feb. 13, 2018 for travel by Aug. 19, 2018. For more details, optional services and baggage fees, please visit Additional restrictions may apply.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms and rental cars. All can be purchased only through the company website, Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown to over 80 aircraft and more than 300 routes across the country with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit: