LAS VEGAS (AP) ¿ Allegiant Travel Co. said it expects first-quarter earnings to beat Wall Street's expectations. Late Tuesday the airline and travel operator said it anticipates a profit of $1.34 to $1.38 per share. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, whose estimates generally exclude one-time items, forecast net income of $1.20 per share. Allegiant flies vacationers from smaller cities to resort destinations such as Las Vegas and Florida.
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