Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air, the low-cost subsidiary of Allegiant Travel Co., broke ground Aug. 4 on a US East Coast training center in Sanford, Fla., adjacent to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB). The facility is expected to be completed and open for training flight crew members and mechanics by the first quarter of 2017, Allegiant said. The $24 million, 43,000 square-foot facility will be operated by 30 full-time instructors and support staff and will have the capacity to ...

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