Allegiant Air’s decision to switch to an all-Airbus fleet continued to pay off in the second quarter as the airline’s net income jumped 41% despite having six fewer aircraft from the year-ago period. The Las Vegas-based LCC reported a second-quarter net income of $70.5 million, up from $50 million in the year-ago quarter. Revenue was up 12.6% to $491.8 million for 2Q; operating income was up 45.7% to $108.1 million. Total fuel gallons increased 4.9%, while ASMs rose 13.4%. ...

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