Allegiant MD-80. By Rob Finlayson Allegiant Travel Co. has inked a purchase agreement with Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) for up to 13 MD-80 aircraft and 12 JT8D-219 spare engines in 2012 and 2013. According to Allegiant, these purchases will primarily be used to “replace engines that will be coming due for major overhauls over the next two years, thus helping the airline to optimize its engine-related maintenance expense.” The agreement also gives Allegiant the ...

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