Report: Allegiant Air forced to make 77 unexpected landings

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A newspaper investigation has found that Allegiant Air’s planes are four times as likely to break down in flight as those operated by other major U.S. airlines. The Tampa Bay Times (http://bit.ly/2fEll2f ) report published Wednesday said Allegiant jets were forced to make unexpected landings at least 77 times in […]
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