Sat, Feb 21, 2024

“The aviation industry faces a challenging period marked by maintenance and safety concerns, a significant pilot shortage exacerbated by the pandemic and high training costs…”

Tue, Apr 11, 2023

“We’ve been trying to negotiate for over two years, just to try to get what every other airline has had for decades,” said Robles, who has worked at Allegiant for 13 years.

April 18, 2023

Dozens of pilots picketed outside Orlando Sanford International Airport to protest what they called subindustry standard wages, low staffing levels and the airline’s refusal to negotiate in good faith.

June 13th, 2023

Allegiant Air’s John Redmond, who became CEO on June 1, 2022, saw an all-in pay figure of $8.55 million in 2022. Outgoing CEO Maurice Gallagher Jr. received a $3 million bonus in 2022 — $1.75 million in “compensation actually paid” — after waiving his salary in 2020 and 2021 in response to the pandemic downturn.

April 16, 2018

Allegiant Air is fighting to reassure travelers and protect its reputation after renewed questions about safety at the low-cost carrier.


-Day trips -Lots of base options to fit any lifestyle
-Diversified business model (think “a swamp real estate company that happens to fly airplanes”)
-High share price with a non corresponding market cap-a chance to fly a shiny new A320 classic-great pilot group (not sarcastic on that one)
-predatory pilot hating management
-not commutable in general
-poor seniority progression potential at many bases due to micro base model
Caveat: I don’t work there

May 18, 2023

While pilots at most airlines are negotiating new contracts with work rule improvements, Allegiant pilots just want their carrier to assign flights by seniority. While most pilots negotiate how much they will fly in joint ventures with other carriers, Allegiant pilots worry they could lose flying to a new Mexican partner. And while most pilots want to match Delta pay rates, Allegiant pilots just like to think they can get close to Delta.

April 15, 2018

Allegiant Air is a small, ultra-low-cost carrier based in Las Vegas, that happens to be one of the country’s most profitable airlines. But, according to federal aviation records and interviews with pilots, mechanics and industry experts, it may also be the most dangerous.

March 30, 2023

Following a six-year spat between Allegiant Air and a Teamsters affiliate over pilot scheduling, the Ninth Circuit on Thursday affirmed an arbitration award finding the airline violated the parties’ labor contract

July 19, 2023

Allegiant Air is trying to address a nationwide pilot shortage by initiating three programs to train, recruit and hire aviators to fly its planes.