Allegiant’s pilots pick the Teamsters to represent them

Allegiant Air‘s (Las Vegas) pilots have selected the Teamsters to represent them. The company issued the following statement:

Allegiant has received notification from the National Mediation Board (NMB) that employees voting in the pilot election have chosen to be represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT).

“Allegiant respects the right of the pilot group to elect third-party representation, and we will work with the IBT to the best interests of both our employees and the Company,” Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr., Allegiant CEO and Chairman, said. “Contract negotiations can be a lengthy process and we do not anticipate any disruptions to our business or operations.”

Copyright Photo: Stephen Tornblom. McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83) N868GA (msn 49554) prepares to taxi from the gate at Long Beach.