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Allegiant Honors offers free perks for active, retired military families

  • Photo courtesy Savannah Airport Commission Allegiant Air, which offers nonstop, low-cost flights from Savannah to nine destinations, now includes an honors program that provides active-duty and retired military personnel and their families even deeper discounts.

Allegiant Air last week announced its Allegiant Honors program, designed to support and thank U.S. active duty and retired military for their service with select free perks on flights, including those to and from Savannah.

“All of us at Allegiant take great pride in supporting the brave men and women who serve our country every day,” said Maurice J. Gallagher, Allegiant chairman and CEO.

“The Allegiant Honors program extends our thanks by making it a little easier for active members of the military, veterans and their families to travel. We are honored to have them fly with us.”

Under the new program U.S. active duty military, retired military veterans, members of the National Guard, military reserve and their dependents are eligible for free services when they fly Allegiant. These include up to three pieces of checked baggage, one carry-on bag, one pet in cabin, courtesy boarding pass printing at the airport and free seat assignments, pending availability.

In addition, active duty military may board flights with priority boarding at no charge, and will not be charged a change or cancellation fee due to a change in orders.

All optional items and services will be added to itinerary at the airport – eligible individuals should reserve in person with valid military I.D. Those who have paid for items that qualify for a military waiver may visit the airport ticket counter for a refund of eligible fees.

A complete list of services, as well as eligibility and ID requirements, may be accessed at Allegiant.com/military-discount

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small cities 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, rental cars and attraction tickets.

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.

Allegiant flies nonstop between Savannah and Cincinnati, Cleveland and Colombus in Ohio; Louisville and Lexington in Kentucky; Indianapolis, Pittsburgh, New York City/Newark and Washington/Baltimore.

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