Airline, Raiders Announce Allegiant Stadium Deal

Announcement Made At ‘ Topping Off’ Ceremony On Monday

August 05, 2019 - 10:37 am

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - It's official.  The new home of the Las Vegas Raiders will be known as Allegiant Stadium.

The Las Vegas-based airline and the team made the announcement at a ceremony marking installation of the final steel beam for the roof of the 65,000-seat indoor stadium Monday morning.

"We’re thrilled that our future home will be known as Allegiant Stadium," Raiders President Marc Badain said. "As the hometown airline, Allegiant is the perfect partner to showcase the incredible support we continue to receive from the Southern Nevada community. We are grateful to all involved who worked diligently to make Allegiant Stadium a reality."

The terms of the naming rights agreement were not disclosed, though published reports speculate the figure paid by Allegiant could be around $25 million.

"This partnership is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join Las Vegas’ hometown airline with its new hometown NFL team," said Maury Gallagher, Allegiant chairman and chief executive officer. "It will not only amplify our growing brand as the only U.S. airline focused on leisure travel and experiences, but will also provide access to NFL games and special opportunities for fans across the country. We are thrilled to be able to bring Raider Nation to its new capital—Las Vegas."

The partnership allows Allegiant to feature exterior signage at the $1.9 billion, 1.75 million-square-foot domed facility.

In addition to serving the Raiders as well as UNLV football, Allegiant Stadium will also host the Las Vegas Bowl beginning in 2020, as well as the 2020 and 2021 Pac-12 Football Championship Game.