The parent company of Allegiant Air faced calls for an inquiry into its safety record and a sharp drop in its stock price after a report by CBS News’ 60 Minutes alleged the US budget airline suffers a high number of mechanical problems. File photo: AP

US budget airline Allegiant under fire after scathing ‘60 Minutes’ report into safety record

The segment included interviews with shaken passengers and experts

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The parent company of Allegiant Air faced calls for an inquiry into its safety record and a sharp drop in its stock price after a report by CBS News’ 60 Minutes alleged the US budget airline suffers a high number of mechanical problems. File photo: AP
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