Allegiant Air has started service between Eugene and the Bay Area of California. The low-cost carrier will be operating the new flights two times weekly between Eugene Airport and Oakland International Airport, with service Monday and Friday.
“We are extremely pleased to again expand the Allegiant brand of low-fare, nonstop jet service in the Western Oregon community,” Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr., president, CEO of Allegiant Air said. “This is an exciting new addition for our airline and our customers as we launch the only low-cost air service between Eugene and the San Francisco Bay area.”
Flights leaving Eugene depart at 1:30 p.m. arriving in Oakland at 2:55 p.m. Flights depart Oakland at 11:25 a.m. arriving in Eugene at 12:50 p.m. Allegiant also offers low-cost, nonstop service to two other vacation destinations from Eugene, Las Vegas and Phoenix-Mesa.
"We are very happy to have Allegiant Air adding nonstop service to the San Francisco Bay area," Tim Doll, A.A.E., Eugene Airport director, said. "Since arriving two years ago, Allegiant has been a great airline partner to the Eugene Airport, providing great service to passengers in western Oregon."
To celebrate, the airline is offering a special $49* one-way fare (*with limitations.) The $49* sale fares are available for a limited time and must be purchased by June 24, 2009 for travel completed by Jan. 31, 2010. The company provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car. Reservations may be made through the company’s Web site at www.allegiantair.com, the airline’s Reservations Center at 702-505-8888 or professional travel agents.
Las Vegas based Allegiant Travel Company, is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations such as Las Vegas, Orlando, Fla. Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla., Phoenix-Mesa, Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Through its subsidiary, Allegiant Air, the Company operates a low-cost, high-efficiency, all-jet passenger airline offering air travel both on a stand-alone basis and bundled with hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel related services.