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BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-August 24, 2012--Allegiant Air pilots vote to join Teamsters(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Pilots at U.S.-based Allegiant Air have voted to join the Airline Professionals Association, Teamsters Local 1224 in Wilmington, Ohio, the Teamsters Airline Division said.

According to the union, there are approximately 350 pilots in the bargaining unit.

Allegiant Air, subsidiary of Las Vegas-based Allegiant Travel company, employs pilots flying McDonnell Douglas MD80's and Boeing 757's. Pilots want fair work rules, improved scheduling, improved pension and health care benefits and the security of a Teamster contract.

Teamsters Local 1224 now represents flight crew members employed by ABX Air, Allegiant Air, Atlas Air, Cape Air, Horizon Airways, Kalitta Air, Miami Air, Omni Air International, Silver Airways and Southern Air.

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