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Many customers may choose to use a seatbelt extension but occupy only one seat. These customers would not be asked to purchase an additional seat. If, however, a customer cannot lower the armrest and is unable to comfortably and safely travel with it in the down position, he/she will be required to purchase an additional seat.
Liquid oxygen cannot be carried onboard any Allegiant aircraft.
Allegiant is not equipped to transport or provide medical oxygen or other hazardous materials and/or contained gas either in the passenger cabin or as cargo or baggage.
Any customer requiring a constant supply of compressed or liquid medical oxygen cannot travel on Allegiant. If there is a question as to a customer's ability to travel the duration of a flight without the use of medical oxygen, Allegiant requires the user to have a written statement from a licensed physician to verify the customer can complete the flight safely and without the use of medical oxygen. Click here to get the Physician Consent Form template. The Physician Consent Form will only be accepted if printed on the physician's letterhead and fully completed.
Please note, certain units identified as ventilators, respirators, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines and Portable Oxygen Concentrators are acceptable as checked or carry-on baggage if the units fit the size limitations for under the seat or overhead stowage
Allegiant does not guarantee an allergen-free flight. Upon request, Allegiant will attempt to re-seat a passenger affected by an allergy in an effort to minimize the passenger's exposure to the allergen. For more information, please see: Does Allegiant make accommodations for passengers with peanut dust allergies?
Allegiant does not maintain a peanut-free zone on any aircraft. Allegiant serves products that may have been manufactured in facilities that process peanuts or peanut-based products. Customers are also allowed to bring food onboard the aircraft and may bring products that are manufactured in facilities that process peanuts or peanut-based products. Allegiant cannot control what foods customers bring on the plane and does not guarantee a peanut-free or allergen-free flight. Upon request, Allegiant will attempt to re-seat a passenger affected by a peanut dust allergy in an effort to minimize the passenger’s exposure to the allergen.
Allegiant does not provide oxygen for passenger use onboard. Please refer to: What are the rules for traveling with a respiratory device?
The armrest is the definitive gauge, as it serves as the boundary between seats. Customers who are unable to lower the armrest and/or compromise any portion of adjacent seat(s) should proactively book the number of seats needed during the initial booking. Allegiant seats measure 17.8" from inside of armrest to inside of armrest.
Our mission and responsibility per our Contract of Carriage is to provide safe and comfortable air transportation for each and every customer.
When a second seat is purchased during the initial booking process, two seats will be pre-assigned (at no additional charge) in order to ensure the customer of size has two seats side-by-side. If a second seat is purchased on the date of travel, the agent will be unable to sell the second seat unless they can ensure two seats are available side-by-side. In the event the flight is sold out and an extra seat is unavailable, the customer of size shall be denied travel in the interest of safety.
Our policy does not focus on weight, and the seatbelt extension is not the determining factor. We use the ability to lower the armrests as the gauge, as the armrests are truly the definitive boundary between each seat.
No. There is not a fee to travel with required medical or assistive devices such as walkers, canes, and strollers.
A woman who is pregnant will not necessarily need to occupy two seats if she can lower the armrest.
Again, if a customer cannot lower the armrests, the additional seat purchase is necessary. Simply having broad shoulders would not necessarily prevent another customer from occupying adjoining seats. The upper body can be adjusted, but the portion of the body in the actual seating and armrest area doesn't have this flexibility.
No, if on the day of travel we can accommodate you by having open seats we will do so at no charge. However, we have no way of knowing what the booking levels will be: if no seats are available to purchase, you may be denied travel without any type of compensation.
In accordance with DOT guidelines, there is no fee to transport medical equipment for passenger use.
Per the Department of Transportation (DOT):
Certain devices (such as Portable Oxygen Concentrators _POCs) may require completion of our Physician Consent Form (see related FAQ) and may require at-airport safety inspection.
For more information, please visit: www.dot.gov/sites/dot.dev/files/docs/20011029.pdf
The U.S Government provides regulations to ensure nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in version of 14 CFR Part 382, the rules implementing the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA).
We recommend that pregnant passengers consult a physician before flying. If pregnant passenger's due date is within forty-five (45) days of travel, Allegiant requires a note from a physician.
If a customer purchases an additional seat upon initial booking, the second seat will be sold at the same low fare as the first seat. Pre-selected seat fees shall be waived to ensure the customer gets two seats side-by-side. A second seat may be purchased up to or on the date of travel at the lowest fare available, but all purchases are based on availability.
Battery Powered Mobility Aids:
Battery powered mobility devices (wheelchairs/scooters, etc.) will be checked at no additional charge at the ticket counter or gate and transported if the cargo compartment is large enough and if all federal HAZMAT safety regulations are satisfied.
Additionally, it is recommended that all removable parts (i.e., cushions, arm or leg rests, and side guards) be stowed in an overhead bin or under a seat if the parts fit and also meet all FAA safety requirements for onboard stowage.
In some situations, it will be necessary to remove the battery from the passenger’s wheelchair or other mobility device, and to package it separately:
Segway devices cannot be accepted for transport as the lithium-ion batteries exceed the allowable battery size limit.
Proper labeling of battery cables and/or providing detailed disconnection and reconnection directions will assist ground personnel at the departure or destination city to easily disconnect/reconnect the battery to the wheelchair/scooter.
Click here to download the wheelchair description form.
Wet Cell (Spillable) Batteries
If your wheelchair/scooter is powered by a wet cell (spillable) battery, reveals no obvious defects or leaking, the battery will be removed, placed in a protective battery box, as required by federal HAZMAT safety regulations, and loaded into the cargo compartment of the aircraft at no additional charge.
Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) Batteries
If your wheelchair/scooter is powered by a lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery, Allegiant personnel must be able to determine that the battery is approved for transportation and must meet specific criteria, such as:
If your device is specifically designed to allow its battery to be easily removed (i.e. a collapsible scooter, etc.), the battery must be:
Dry Cell (Non-spillable) Batteries
If your wheelchair/scooter is powered by a dry cell (non-spillable) battery, it should not require disconnection from the device, unless the device meets any of the criteria listed below:
Other Assistive Devices
Other assistive devices, such as walkers, canes, crutches, CPAP machines, etc., that can be stowed in compliance with FAA safety regulations, will not be counted toward your one carry-on plus one personal item limit. If an assistive device cannot be stored safely in the cabin, we will tag your device and transport it in the cargo compartment.
Approved respiratory assistance devices include:
A. Portable Oxygen Concentrators
B. All ventilators, respirators, and CPAP machines approved by the FAA or that display a manufacturer's label indicating the device meets safety requirements for medical portable electronic devices.
Please note: Compressed or liquid medical oxygen is prohibited.