Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Pittsburgh

KNOXVILLE (February 12, 2019)-  Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces a new nonstop routes to Knoxville, Tennessee from Pittsburgh via Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) beginning May 17, 2019 To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as $49* each way.

“We’re excited to grow again in the Knoxville area,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “We’re confident that Pittsburgh-area travelers will take advantage of these convenient, ultra-low-cost, nonstop flights to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains and all that this beautiful region has to offer.”

The new nonstop route will operate twice-weekly to McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) and will bring nearly 4,500 passengers to the Knoxville area annually, contributing to visitor spending in the local economy. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at

“With today’s announcement of nonstop flights to Pittsburgh, Allegiant continues to expand its base of operations at McGhee Tyson Airport with nine nonstop destinations,” said Eddie Mannis, chairman of the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority. “We appreciate Allegiant’s investment in our community and will continue to work with them to grow their service in our region.”

Allegiant offers a unique option to Knoxville-bound travelers with low base airfare and savings on rental cars and hotels. Travelers can book their entire vacation with Allegiant for less.

*About the introductory fares:

Price displayed reflects purchase of a round-trip itinerary and includes taxes, carrier charges & government fees. Seats and dates are limited and fares are not available on all flights. Flights must be purchased by Feb. 13, 2019 for travel by Aug. 13, 2019. Fare rules, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Optional baggage charges and additional restrictions may apply. For more details, optional services and baggage fees, please visit


Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers 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 and rental cars. All can be purchased only through the company website, 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. For downloadable press kit, including photos, visit:


The Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority owns and operates both McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) and Downtown Island Airport.