Allegiant Breaks With History by Buying First New Aircraft

  • Purchase of 12 Airbus A320ceos is valued at $1.2 billion
  • New planes allow faster retirement of oldest part of fleet

Allegiant Airlines will buy new aircraft for the first time, in a purchase valued at $1.2 billion, as the discount carrier speeds its shift to a fleet of all Airbus Group SE planes by mid-2019.

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