LAS VEGAS, April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for March 2020 as well as first quarter 2020.

Scheduled Service



March 2020

March 2019

Change

Passengers

892,966

1,484,326

(39.8%)

Revenue passenger miles (000)

839,766

1,386,501

(39.4%)

Available seat miles (000)

1,413,348

1,610,575

(12.2%)

Load factor

59.4%

86.1%

(26.7 pts)

Departures

8,926

10,297

(13.3%)

Average stage length (miles)

914

914

(0.0%)






1st Quarter 2020

1st Quarter 2019

Change

Passengers

3,154,606

3,421,538

(7.8%)

Revenue passenger miles (000)

2,925,482

3,191,045

(8.3%)

Available seat miles (000)

3,964,009

3,802,132

4.3%

Load factor

73.8%

83.9%

(10.1 pts)

Departures

25,484

24,344

4.7%

Average stage length (miles)

900

908

(0.9%)

 

Total System*



March 2020

March 2019

Change

Passengers

898,986

1,499,688

(40.1%)

Available seat miles (000)

1,441,144

1,655,330

(12.9%)

Departures

9,172

10,660

(14.0%)

Average stage length (miles)

908

908

(0.0%)






1st Quarter 2020

1st Quarter 2019

Change

Passengers

3,175,450

3,450,278

(8.0%)

Available seat miles (000)

4,067,671

3,910,239

4.0%

Departures

26,312

25,200

4.4%

Average stage length (miles)

895

904

(1.0%)


*Total system includes scheduled service and fixed fee contract.  System revenue passenger miles and system load factor are not useful statistics as system available seat miles include both ASMs flown by fixed fee flying as well as non-revenue producing repositioning flights used for operational needs.  Fixed fee flying is better measured through dollar contribution versus operational statistics.

 

Preliminary Financial Results



$ per gallon

March 2020 estimated average fuel cost per gallon – system

$1.58




$ per gallon

1st quarter 2020 estimated average fuel cost per gallon – system

$1.87

Allegiant Travel Company

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is an integrated travel company with an airline at its heart, focused on connecting customers with premier leisure experiences - from vacations to hometown family entertainment. Since 1999, Allegiant Air has linked travelers in small-to-medium cities to world-class vacation destinations with all-nonstop flights and industry-low average fares. Today, Allegiant's all-Airbus fleet serves communities across the nation, with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket. For more information, visit us at Allegiant.com. Media information, including photos, is available at http://gofly.us/iiFa303wrtF

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Allegiant Media Contact:


Investor Inquiries:

Hilarie Grey


Sherry Wilson

email: mediarelations@allegiantair.com


email: ir@allegiantair.com

 

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