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Is it safe to fly on Allegiant Air?

ET April 18, 2018Two Allegiant Air jets taxi at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on May 9, 2013.(Photo: David Becker, AP)Recent reports critical of Allegiant Air’s safety record have left prospective passengers wondering if it is safe to fly on Allegiant.
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Allegiant Air goes on defensive after explosive "60 Minutes" report

Video by CBS NewsA seven-month "60 Minutes" investigation into Allegiant Air, the Las Vegas-based ultra-low-cost carrier, found more than 100 serious incidents involving mechanical issues.com (@AirlineGeeks) April 16, 2018"60 Minutes" correspondent Steve Kroft said in an "Overtime" segment that "60 Minutes" got "no cooperation" from either Allegiant or the FAA in the beginning of reporting the story.
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Allegiant Tumbles Following ‘60 Minutes’ Report on ‘Midair Breakdowns’

Show cites aborted takeoffs, emergency descents at discounter




‘That was 30 minutes of horrible publicity,’ analyst writes





The parent of Allegiant Airlines dropped following a “60 Minutes” segment detailing a high number of what the program called “midair breakdowns” at the budget carrier.Almost 30 percent of Allegiant’s planes are “antiquated” McDonnell-Douglas MD-80 aircraft, the program said.
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Allegiant Announces New Routes, Discounted Fares

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Low-cost airline Allegiant announced Tuesday it had added five new nonstop routes just in time for summer vacation.In order to entice passengers to travel the United States with the carrier, Allegiant is celebrating the new service by offering one-way fares on the routes for as low as $49.
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