An airline travel advisory says 16 upcoming flights over the next couple of days in and out of St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport have been canceled. Levy says Allegiant offered passengers refunds or re-accommodation.
The newspaper reports the budget carrier long relied on an aging fleet of McDonnell Douglas MD-80s.
In August, the airline announced it had replaced all of the MD-80s at St. Pete-Clearwater International with Airbus 320s. It plans to replace its all of its MD-80s by 2019 because the aging models are prone to mechanical failures.
For the full list of flights canceled, click here.