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Allegiant Air responds to scathing report that questions its safety record after a history of mechanical failures

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A CBS 60 Minutes report has found that Allegiant Air's planes are three and half times more likely to have mid-air mechanical failures than rival US airlines .
The report alleges that the low-cost carrier operates with a culture that puts profits ahead of safety.
Allegiant Air attacked the report, calling it grossly misleading.
Allegiant Air's planes are three and half times more likely to have mid-air mechanical failures than American, Delta, United, JetBlue, and Spirit Airlines. This is according to Federal Aviation Administration documents obtained by CBS 60...
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