Allegiant Travel Company today announced plans to establish a base of operations at the South Terminal at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS). The Las Vegas-based company will invest $75 million to establish the new base in Austin, creating at least 89 high-wage jobs and housIng three Airbus A320 aircraft.
The company plans to begin its base operations in Austin on November 18, 2021.
Allegiant began operating at AUS in October 2013 with service from Austin to Las Vegas and currently offers 14 nonstop routes – to Orlando-Sanford and Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Memphis and Knoxville, Tenn.; Albuquerque, N.M.; Pittsburgh, Pa.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Des Moines, Iowa; Asheville, N.C.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Bozeman, Mont. (new service starting May 27, 2021) and Bentonville, Ark. (new service starting July 2, 2021) as well as Las Vegas.
Since establishing service, Allegiant has flown more than 1.1 million passengers through Austin.
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