I’ve been telling my friends and family for a while not to fly Allegiant Air, ever since an insider told me about their sketchy maintenance. But I had no idea it was this bad. Steve Kroft and 60 Minutes investigated the airline in a segment that aired on Sunday, and I bet it’ll make you hesitant to fly them, as well. You can watch the video below if you’re in the United States or have a VPN. Otherwise, you can read the transcript here.
Allegiant Air’s response to the story is included here. I think it’s fair to give them another look if they make changes and depending on what follows the 60 Minutes segment. For now, however, you should know the concerns.
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