Allegiant to open North Carolina base of operations

Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) has announced plans to establish a local base of operations at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport in North Carolina, the company said.

The Las Vegas-based company will invest USD 50 million to establish the new base in Concord, creating at least 66 high-wage jobs and housing two Airbus aircraft.

The company, which focuses on linking travelers in small-to-medium cities to world-class leisure destinations, plans to begin its base operations in Concord on October 7, 2020. Concord-Padgett Regional Airport will become the airline´s 21st aircraft base.

Allegiant began operating in 2013 and currently offers seven non-stop routes: one to the Mardi Gras City of New Orleans and six to premier Florida destinations, including Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando/Sanford, Palm Beach, Punta Gorda and St. Pete-Clearwater. Since establishing service, Allegiant has flown more than one million passengers through Concord, including 353,000 in 2019 alone.

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is an integrated travel company focused on connecting customers with premier leisure experiences – from vacations to hometown family entertainment.