Las Vegas-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Allegiant Air CEO Maury Gallagher said he is not surprised legacy carriers have been more aggressive in their pricing strategies recently, but suggested his airline is immune to competitive pressures because of its unique model. “I am surprised it didn’t happen sooner,” Gallagher said on his airline’s third-quarter earnings call on Oct. 21, referring to moves by legacy airlines to match the prices of LCCs Spirit Airlines and ...

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