Allegiant named Official Airline of the Pac-12
Multi-year partnership also establishes Allegiant as official airline partner of the Pac-12 Football Championship Game and Pac-12 Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournaments
SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 Conference announced today that Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) has been named as the league’s official airline partner in what will be the Pac-12’s debut year at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas for the Pac-12 Football Championship Game on Friday, Dec. 3. The multi-year partnership establishes Allegiant as the official airline partner of the Pac-12 Football Championship Game and Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournaments.
“Allegiant Air has built a tremendous foundation and presence across our Pac-12 footprint,” said Steve Tseng, executive vice president of sales. “We’re thrilled to partner with Allegiant as they continue to further invest in their foundation across our campus communities and Pac-12 cities.”
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Allegiant Air serves more than 130 cities across the country in an all-nonstop network. In addition to the airline’s official partner designation, Allegiant will also receive in-venue signage and promotion across the Football Championship Game and Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournaments as well as a host of media inventory and digital assets.
“Allegiant is proud to be the official airline partner of the Pac-12, and we see a perfect synergy with the Conference of Champions,” said Scott DeAngelo, Allegiant’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “With nonstop, affordable flights throughout the west, Allegiant is uniquely positioned to take Pac-12 fans to the destination games they love to attend across the conference region, as well as to the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments in Las Vegas. And as Las Vegas’ hometown airline we are especially excited to establish this partnership in the debut year for the Pac-12 Football Championship at Allegiant Stadium.”
With today’s announcement, Allegiant joins a number of leading brands and current partners of the Pac-12, including 76®, Campbell’s, Deschutes Brewery, Dr Pepper, Gatorade, GEICO, Jockey, New York Life, Nextiva, Old Trapper, Pacific Premier Bank, Pacific Seafood, Redbox, TicketSmarter and Unifi.
The Pac-12 Conference has a tradition as the “Conference of Champions,” leading the nation in NCAA Championships in 55 of the last 61 years, with 537 NCAA team titles overall. The Conference comprises 12 leading U.S. universities - the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Colorado, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Stanford University, the University of Southern California, the University of Utah, the University of Washington and Washington State University. For more information on the Conference’s programs and member institutions, please visit Pac-12.com/conference.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is an integrated travel company with an airline at its heart, focused on connecting customers with the people, places and experiences that matter most. 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