Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has agreed to purchase 12 new Airbus A320ceo aircraft. According to a company statement, this first-time new aircraft purchase is another step toward Allegiant’s planned transition to an all Airbus fleet by 2019. “The fact that these planes are new is notable, but should not be seen as a change in our fundamental strategy,” Allegiant chairman and CEO Maury Gallagher said. “We have always looked at building our fleet opportunistically, ...

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