Allegiant Limits MD-80 Retirements, Will Retain 51 Of The Type In Fleet

Allegiant Air this year will retire as many as seven of its MD-80 family aircraft, but plans to hold on to its remaining 51 for a while, says Maurice Gallagher, chairman and CEO of parent company Allegiant Travel. “We do not have any more planned retirements for this airplane in the near term,”...

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