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June 7, 2018 – Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today launches new nonstop service from Lexington to Destin, Florida via Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS). To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new route for as low as $62.*

"We're excited to launch Lexington's only nonstop flights to Florida's Emerald Coast," said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. "Destin is a premier destination with fun activities for the entire family and plenty of fun in the sun."

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

"We are very excited to celebrate this new flight between Lexington and Destin/Ft. Walton Beach," said Eric Frankl, executive director at Blue Grass Airport. "Our already strong partnership with Allegiant continues to grow and provide opportunities for travelers from central Kentucky to reach new vacation destinations. This route will certainly be popular with leisure travelers visiting the Destin area, but we are also hopeful that Floridians will come to Lexington to discover the beauty of the Bluegrass region, as well as its equine and bourbon heritage."

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 June 9, 2018 for travel between June 14, 2018 and 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: