Allegiant Air parent Allegiant Travel Co. will add six 757-200s to a fleet currently comprised entirely of MD-80s in order to "expand its leisure travel strategy" with nonstop flights to Hawaii. The airline currently operates 46 MD-80s and in January it announced the purchase of 18 of the type formerly operated by SAS Group (ATWOnline, Jan. 5). It said the 757s "will not affect its MD-80 growth plans" and that it now expects to have 52 MD-80s and two 757s in service by year end. Acquisition ...

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