Allegiant Orders 12 A320ceos in Move Toward All-Airbus Fleet

By Juliet Van Wagenen | August 1, 2016
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A320ceo with Allegiant livery, rendering
A320ceo with Allegiant livery, rendering. Photo: Airbus

[Avionics Today 08-01-2016] Las Vegas, Nevada-based Allegiant Travel Company has signed a purchase agreement for 12 Airbus A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft. CFM56 engines from CFM International will power the aircraft. This deal marks the first time the low-cost airline has purchased new aircraft from any manufacturer.

The company’s current fleet plan is focused on a transition to all Airbus aircraft including a mix of previously-owned aircraft along with those included in this deal. Allegiant currently operates a fleet of 15 A319ceo and 16 A320ceo aircraft.

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