The City of El Paso announced Tuesday that Allegiant Airlines will provide nonstop flights from El Paso International to Las Vegas and San Diego starting in May.
The new flights will each operate twice weekly between El Paso International Airport (ELP) to McCarran International Airport (LAS) and San Diego International Airport (SAN).
“We are very excited to add El Paso to our network and to give travelers from western Texas an ultra-low-cost option to visit Las Vegas and San Diego,” said Jude Bricker, Allegiant senior vice president of planning. “These two nonstop flights will launch just in time for spring travel to these renowned destinations. Allegiant is dedicated to offering travelers the lowest possible fares and the best deals on vacation packages.”
Nonstop, year-round service from the El Paso International Airport to Las Vegas and San Diego begins May 6th. In a release to the media, the company has fares to both cities starting as low as $39; with specific details as to flight days, times and the lowest fares available on their website, Allegiant.com
“We are extremely pleased that Allegiant will provide passengers with low-cost, nonstop flight options to and from Las Vegas, as well as two nonstop flights per week to and from San Diego,” said Monica Lombraña, director of aviation, El Paso International Airport.
Lombraña added, “The addition of another airline at El Paso International Airport serves the city’s strategic goal of creating an environment conducive to strong, sustainable economic development by growing the core business of air transportation.”
According to their news release, Allegiant “offers a unique travel option to El Paso travelers. Focusing on low-cost leisure travel, the company provides customers with low base fares averaging nearly half of the cost of the average domestic round-trip fare. Allegiant’s innovative business model has allowed the company to grow from one aircraft and one route just over a decade ago, to providing convenient, affordable service in over 100 communities nationwide.”