Allegiant Performance

Allegiant Reports December 2018 Traffic

Allegiant

Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for December 2018. 

Scheduled Service

December 2018

December 2017

Change

Passengers

1,061,552

1,067,530

(0.6%)

Revenue passenger miles (000)

974,429

977,595

(0.3%)

Available seat miles (000)

1,191,089

1,191,755

(0.1%)

Load factor

81.8%

82.0%

(0.2) pts

Departures

7,678

7,842

(2.1%)

Average stage length (miles)

901

900

0.1%

4th Qtr 2018

4th Qtr 2017

Change

Passengers

3,183,524

3,027,401

5.2%

Revenue passenger miles (000)

2,846,246

2,717,524

4.7%

Available seat miles (000)

3,457,044

3,284,429

5.3%

Load factor

82.3%

82.7%

(0.4) pts

Departures

23,017

22,077

4.3%

Average stage length (miles)

877

881

(0.5%)

Full year 2018

Full year 2017

Change

Passengers

13,606,103

12,138,146

12.1%

Revenue passenger miles (000)

12,145,601

10,901,161

11.4%

Available seat miles (000)

14,340,674

13,031,824

10.0%

Load factor

84.7%

83.7%

1.0 pts

Departures

96,554

88,432

9.2%

Average stage length (miles)

875

876

(0.1%)

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Total System*

December 2018

December 2017

Change

Passengers

1,071,403

1,077,800

(0.6%)

Revenue passenger miles (000)

986,296

989,389

(0.3%)

Available seat miles (000)

1,222,161

1,230,736

(0.7%)

Load factor

80.7%

80.4%

0.3 pts

Departures

7,925

8,155

(2.8%)

Average stage length (miles)

897

895

0.2%

4th Qtr 2018

4th Qtr 2017

Change

Passengers

3,239,286

3,077,039

5.3%

Revenue passenger miles (000)

2,898,303

2,766,503

4.8%

Available seat miles (000)

3,605,069

3,430,711

5.1%

Load factor

80.4%

80.6%

(0.2) pts

Departures

24,300

23,322

4.2%

Average stage length (miles)

866

872

(0.7%)

Full year 2018

Full year 2017

Change

Passengers

13,750,199

12,310,122

11.7%

Revenue passenger miles (000)

12,307,247

11,106,772

10.8%

Available seat miles (000)

14,899,874

13,612,003

9.5%

Load factor

82.6%

81.6%

1.0 pts

Departures

101,212

93,061

8.8%

Average stage length (miles)

868

870

(0.2%)

*Total system includes scheduled service and fixed fee contract.

Preliminary Financial Results

$ per gallon

December 2018 estimated average fuel cost per gallon – system

$2.07

Fourth quarter 2018 estimated average fuel cost per gallon – system

$2.34

Full year 2018 estimated average fuel cost per gallon – system

$2.33

Guidance(1)

4th quarter 2018

Total passenger revenue per ASM (TRASM) – year over year change

+3.7 – 4.1%

Full year 2018

Operating income – millions USD

$241 - $245

Depreciation and amortization expense – millions USD

$127 - $131

1 – Both quarterly and full year guidance is subject to change



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