Allegiant Air pilots strike averted by court ruling

April 2, 2015 1:32 AM

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Pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air were prevented in their plans to strike Thursday after a federal court issued a temporary restraining order.

The Las Vegas-based airline had gone to court to block the strike, which would have grounded 250 flights and affected 33,000 customers. The airline does not have enough replacement crews to fly its full schedule. Had the strike goes into the weekend, Allegiant says as many as 186,000 travelers could...

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