Allegiant Air is fighting to reassure travelers and protect its reputation after renewed questions about safety at the low-cost carrier.
Safety experts say the numbers tell another story. There have been far too many aborted takeoffs, in-flight mechanical problems and emergency landings involving Allegiant planes in recent years.
The CBS program "60 Minutes" reported that Allegiant experienced more than 100 serious mechanical incidents on flights between January 2016 and October 2017.
"The number of inflight incidents that Allegiant has had speaks volumes, it is simply unacceptable," Alan Price, a former chief pilot for Delta Air Lines, told The...