Allegiant gets first-in-fleet American-made Airbus A320

Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) has welcomed its first US-produced A320 aircraft from the Airbus US Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama, the company said.

A team of Allegiant employees and executives from the company´s headquarters in Las Vegas joined Airbus´ leadership team at the production facility for a special ceremony to officially mark the delivery.

The Airbus A320 is the 11th of 13 new A320 aircraft scheduled for purchase directly from Airbus, to be inducted into Allegiant´s fleet this year. Previously inducted aircraft have been assembled in Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France and Hamburg, Germany.

Las Vegas-based Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) is focused on linking travelers in small and mid-sized cities to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms and rental cars.