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newratings.com  Aug 19  Comment 
SCHIPHOL-RIJK (dpa-AFX) - Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) announced an agreement to purchase its 50th Airbus aircraft, an A320, from Airbus Financial Services. By the end of 2015, the company's in service Airbus fleet will number...
Motley Fool  Aug 9  Comment 
The budget carrier has got its operations back on track, and its profit is soaring.
Wall Street Journal  Jul 30  Comment 
An unusual emergency landing by an Allegiant Travel flight low on fuel is drawing new scrutiny to the budget carrier after a string of other in-flight disruptions.
Benzinga  Jul 22  Comment 
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Benzinga  Jul 22  Comment 
In a report published Wednesday, Raymond James analyst Savanthi Syth upgraded the rating on Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) from Market Perform to Outperform, while establishing with a price target of $225. Analyst Savanthi Syth said...
Motley Fool  Jul 6  Comment 
Low-cost airline Allegiant Travel was unstoppable in June. Find out what caused its stock to soar and whether or not you can expect the gains from June to be sustainable.




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Allegiant Travel Company focuses on transporting residents of small under-served cities within the U.S. Allegiant makes money by selling air travel from their low-cost passenger airline both on a stand-alone basis and bundled with hotel rooms, rental cars and other travel related services. Building on the concept of relationships with premier leisure companies, Allegiant is designed to appeal to leisure travelers rather than business travelers.[1] With the consolidation of the airline industry and a market that does not consist of fragmented small airlines as in Europe, Allegiant is dependent upon the relationships it can leverage rather than mass-marketing.

Business Segments

  • Scheduled Service Revenue - 64.5% of total sales
  • Ancillary Revenue - 29.2% of total sales
  • Fixed Contract Revenue and Other - 6.3% of total sales

Allegiant separates revenue into three main categories as shown above. Allegiant recently implemented an open seating policy, which drove the take rate and additional revenue on priority boarding and assigned seat assignments since its implementation.[2] Further, Allegiant continues to add strategic hotel, ski resort, cruise line and other product partners to enhance our offerings to our leisure customer base.

Trends and Forces

High Unemployment and Rising Commodity Prices Drive a Continued Lag in Leisure Air Travel

Because Allegiant operates solely in the leisure travel industry, the demand and average fare the company can charge is more dependent upon commodity prices such as oil and unemployment than other larger airlines that serve other market segments such as business travelers or cargo. Allegiant does not hedge fuel price risk, but had entered into forward contracts to reduce exposure to fuel price volatility in the past.

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