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Eastern Iowa Airport Offers New Flight to Los Angeles

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2/FOX 28) --  Allegiant today announces new nonstop, seasonal jet service between Cedar Rapids and Los Angeles via Los Angeles International Airport beginning June 6, 2014. In celebration of the new summer service, the company, known for its affordable and convenient travel deals, will offer promotional one-way fares as low as $92*.

"We are thrilled to expand our brand of convenient, low-cost travel in Cedar Rapids with seasonal service to Los Angeles," said Andrew C. Levy, Allegiant Travel Company President and COO. "We look forward to connecting the Eastern Iowa community to this iconic Southern California destination with affordable, nonstop service and the ability to book their entire vacation with us for less."

The new flights will operate twice weekly between June 6 and Sept. 8, 2014, flying nonstop from The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and becoming the only nonstop service from Cedar Rapids to any destination in California. Flight days, times and the lowest fares can be found at Allegiant.com.

"This marks our sixth destination with Allegiant," said Tim Bradshaw, airport director at The Eastern Iowa Airport. "We are excited to be able to offer Eastern Iowans nonstop service to the West Coast, as Los Angeles is one of our top destinations."

Allegiant first began service at The Eastern Iowa Airport in June 2004 with service to Las Vegas and today serves more nonstop destinations from Cedar Rapids than any other carrier. Los Angeles becomes Allegiant's sixth nonstop destination from Cedar Rapids.

Focusing on low-cost leisure travel, the company provides customers with low base fares, averaging less than half the cost of competitors' average domestic round-trip tickets purchased in 2013. Over the past 15 years, its innovative business model has allowed the company to grow from one aircraft and one route, to offering access to convenient, affordable air service in 100 communities nationwide, more than any other domestic low-cost carrier.

From theme parks and world-famous beaches to unsurpassed shopping and the iconic Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles is a vacation destination with something for everyone. Allegiant partners with more than 40 of Southern California's most exciting hotel properties, provides low-cost car rental service through its partnership with Alamo Rent a Car, and offers great deals on activities such as theme park tickets, dinner shows, and day tours. Cedar Rapids travelers can book their entire Los Angeles vacation for less by visiting Allegiant.com.
 
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