Allegiant stated (04-Sep-2012) that based on current published scheduled through 15-Apr-2013, its network covers 197 routes with 63 operating aircraft, covering 76 small cities and 13 leisure destinations. The carrier said that 180 of its routes have no competitors while 17 have competitors (five with Frontier, four with Southwest, two with Hawaiian, one with Sun Country, one from Spirit, one from AirTran, three from Alaska Airlines and three from US Airways). The carrier, which has been profitable for the last 38 quarters, also noted its strong reliance on ancillary revenue, which comprised 31% of pre-tax income in the past 12 months. Allegiant added that average ancillary revenue has increased 45% from 2008 to 1H2012. [more - original PR]
Allegiant has no competitors on 180 routes, only 17 routes have competitors
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