Travel Alerts

October 24th, 2016 Rescheduled Flights

Flight 879 originally scheduled to depart on October 24, 2016 will now be operating as flight 5879 on October 25, 2016. Flight 5879 will be departing Bloomington, IL at 10:15 AM, arriving in St. Petersburg, FL at 1:33 PM.



Please remember to check the status of your flight before heading to the airport.

The U.S Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is advising passengers to expect longer than normal wait times at security checkpoints. As always, Allegiant recommends travelers arrive at the airport 2 hours before scheduled departure time for domestic travel and 3 hours before scheduled departure for international travel. To expedite the security process, we recommend visiting and applying for TSA precheck.

FAA Guidance on Samsung Galaxy Note 7

U.S. Department of Transportation bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 from aircraft

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has banned all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. Individuals may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States. Get more info on the DOT website.

What air travelers should know:

  • If passengers attempt to travel by air with their Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices, they will be denied boarding.
  • Passengers who attempt to evade the ban by packing their phone in checked luggage are increasing the risk of a catastrophic incident. Anyone violating the ban may be subject to criminal prosecution in addition to fines.
  • Passengers currently traveling with Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones should contact Samsung or their wireless carrier immediately to obtain information about how to return their phones and arrange for a refund or a replacement phone. Samsung has provided guidance for customers about refund and replacement options, as well as how to contact wireless carriers, at Samsung is also answering customers’ questions at 1-844-365-6197.
  • Any person failing to comply with the Emergency Order is subject to civil penalties up to $179,933 for each violation of the Hazardous Materials Regulations. A person violating this Order may also be subject to criminal prosecution, which may result in fines under title 18, imprisonment of up to ten years, or both.