Allegiant Launches New Nonstops from 2 Cities to Knoxville

KNOXVILLE (May 17, 2019)  — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week begins two new nonstop routes to Denver and Pittsburgh from Knoxville, Tennessee. To celebrate, the company is offering round-trip fares on the new routes as low as $44 each way.*

“We’re excited to grow yet again in one of our newest bases of operations,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant vice president of planning and revenue. “Knoxville offers a plethora of fun and exciting outdoor activities like hiking, camping and fishing, along with enchanting music halls and regional cuisine.”

The new seasonal routes to McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) include:

  1. Pittsburgh via Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) – beginning May 17, 2019 with fares as low as $44 each way.*
  2. Denver via Denver International Airport (DEN) – beginning May 22, 2019 with fares as low as $75 each way.*

“Allegiant Air continues to build upon their investment in our region with new flights to Denver and Pittsburgh,” said Eddie Mannis, Chairman of the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority’s Board of Commissioners. “With the strong support of our tourism partners in Knoxville and the Great Smoky Mountains, we believe our new seasonal flights will not only benefit the passengers flying out of airport but will also help attract visitors to the mountains of East Tennessee.”

The new nonstop routes will operate twice weekly.  Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found only at

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 each way fare with the purchase of a round-trip itinerary required 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 May 20, 2019 for travel by June 28, 2019 service to TYS from PIT. Flights must be purchased by May 25, 2019 for travel by July 31, 2019 for service to TYS from DEN. 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 400 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.