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EX-99.1 - EXHIBIT 99.1 - Allegiant Travel COex99-1.htm
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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 28, 2013
Allegiant Travel Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
8360 S. Durango Drive, Las Vegas, NV
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (702) 851-7300
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Section 2 
Financial Information

Item 2.02 
Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 30, 2013, Allegiant Travel Company (the “Company”) issued the press release attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K concerning our results of operations for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012.

This information is being furnished under Item 2.02 of Form 8-K. This report and Exhibit 99.1 are deemed to be furnished and are not considered “filed” with the Securities and Exchange Commission. As such, this information shall not be incorporated by reference into any of our reports or other filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Forward-Looking Statements: Under the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, statements in the press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are only estimates or predictions based on our management's beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to our management. Forward-looking statements include our statements regarding future unit revenue, future operating expense, our expected progress on reconfiguration of our MD-80 aircraft, timing of deliveries of contracted aircraft acquisitions, ASM growth, departure growth, fixed-fee and other revenues and expected capital expenditures as well as other information concerning future results of operations, business strategies, financing plans, competitive position, industry environment, potential growth opportunities, the effects of future regulation and the effects of competition. Forward-looking statements include all statements that are not historical facts and can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as the words "believe," "expect," “guidance,” "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "estimate," “project”, “hope”  or similar expressions.
Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements. Important risk factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements generally may be found in our periodic reports and registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission at These risk factors include, without limitation, volatility of fuel costs, labor issues, the effect of the economic downturn on leisure travel, debt covenants, terrorist attacks, risks inherent to airlines, our planned introduction of an additional aircraft type, demand for air services to our leisure destinations from the markets served by us, our dependence on our leisure destination markets, our competitive environment, problems with our aircraft, our reliance on our automated systems, economic and other conditions in markets in which we operate, aging aircraft and other governmental regulation, increases in maintenance costs and cyclical and seasonal fluctuations in our operating results.
Any forward-looking statements are based on information available to us today and we undertake no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of future events, new information or otherwise.


Item 5.02 
Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers.

The Board of Directors of the Company has selected Linda A. Marvin to fill a vacancy on the Board. As of this time, Ms. Marvin has not been assigned to any Board committee. Ms. Marvin is not a party to, nor has she had a material interest in, any transaction with the Company nor is there any currently proposed transaction.
Linda A. Marvin served as chief financial officer of the Company from 2001 until 2007 and consulted with the Company on a part-time basis until May 2008. Since then, Ms. Marvin has dedicated her time to philanthropic activities and her private investments.  She currently serves as treasurer of The Animal Foundation and has been elected as its chairman effective February 1, 2013. She is also an active member of the United Way's Women's Leadership Council. From 1996 through 2001, Ms. Marvin held various management positions for Mpower Communications, including chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance. Prior to that, she was involved in the airline industry in various finance and accounting roles with Business Express/Delta Connection and with WestAir/United Express and earlier in her career, served an audit manager with KPMG Peat Marwick. 
In connection with her election as a Director and in accordance with the Company’s director compensation policy, Ms. Marvin was granted 1,000 shares of restricted stock which are to vest over a two-year period. The restricted stock is evidenced by a Restricted Stock Agreement entered into between the Company and Ms. Marvin.
Item 5.03 
Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.

On January 28, 2013, the Board of Directors of the Company approved an amendment to the Company’s By-laws to set the number of Directors of the Company at seven (7).

Section 9 
Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item 9.01 
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Not applicable.

Not applicable.

Not applicable.
Exhibit No.
Description of Document
Press Release issued by Allegiant Travel Company on January 30, 2013.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Allegiant Travel Company has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date:  January 30, 2013     
/s/ Scott Sheldon
Name:  Scott Sheldon
Title:  Chief Financial Officer

Exhibit No.
Description of Document
Press Release issued by Allegiant Travel Company on January 30, 2013.