Vice president of flight operations Greg Baden and director of flight safety Michael Wuerger were at the controls of the July 23 flight with 144 passengers on board, the airline said. The plane left Las Vegas more than an hour behind schedule, according to tracking service FlightAware.com. The airline said that's because a passenger had a medical emergency in...
LAS VEGAS _ Allegiant Travel Co. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $54.3 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $3.13 per share. Allegiant Travel shares have risen 37 percent since the beginning of the year.
The Allegiant plane with 144 passengers landed safely last Thursday at Hector International Airport in Fargo, North Dakota, after a flight from Las Vegas. "At this time, we are coordinating with the FAA and the airport to investigate all channels of communication regarding the flight and the circumstances leading to the declaration of emergency," the Las Vegas-...
WASHINGTON, May 29- The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday said it has proposed civil penalties against emergency medical helicopter operator Air Methods Corp and airline Allegiant Air for failing to comply with U.S. regulations. For Air Methods, it proposed a $91,500 civil penalty for allegedly operating a Bell 407 helicopter that was overdue for an...
April 1- A U.S. judge on Wednesday issued an order temporarily blocking Allegiant Air pilots from striking after they announced a Thursday walkout. Allegiant sued the pilots union in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas on Monday, saying it had violated the Railway Labor Act by moving to strike before the parties had exerted every effort to settle their disputes.
April 1- Pilots at Allegiant Air will strike on Thursday, potentially grounding more than 250 flights throughout the country and impacting more than 33,000 customers on that day, the Airline Professionals Association Teamsters Local 1224 said Wednesday. "This irresponsible and illegal action by the Teamsters has been timed to coincide with the busy holiday...
April 1- Pilots at Allegiant Air will strike on Thursday, potentially grounding more than 250 flights and impacting more than 33,000 customers on that day, the Airline Professionals Association Teamsters Local 1224 said Wednesday. The union has alleged that Allegiant has failed to abide by a July 2014 federal court injunction that directed the airline to...
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