Author Archives: The Pilot Partisan Agenda

Safety Is and Always Will Be Our Number One Priority

Securing the safety of our nation’s aviation system is our industry’s top priority. In order to maintain our standing as the safest air transport system in the world, we rely on a multilayer approach to security, using numerous strategies that … Continue reading

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2015 Congress Must Ensure Fair Competition for U.S. Airlines

Originally posted on Leadership From the Cockpit:
It’s a new year and a new Congress. ALPA is making it clear to both new and incumbent lawmakers that we expect—and will accept nothing less than—fair competition in the global marketplace for…

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Canada Adopts ICAO Standard on Lithium Batteries

Six months after the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced its intent to ban the transport of lithium-metal batteries as cargo on passenger flights, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced a suite of amendments to Canada’s Transport of … Continue reading

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ALPA President Testifies on Keeping NAS Safe During UAS Integration

ALPA President, Captain Lee Moak testified today before the U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) safe integration into the National Airspace System (NAS). With a number of recent news reports highlighting “near miss” incidents between airliners and … Continue reading

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ALPA Pilots Host Fly-in to #denyNAI

More than 100 aviation workers, including pilots from 14 ALPA member airlines, hit Capitol Hill Wednesday as part of ALPA’s Day of Action, urging members of Congress to continue sending the U.S. Department of Transportation a loud and clear message … Continue reading

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Day of Action to #DenyNAI: Your Participation Is Needed!

Tomorrow, Wednesday, November 19, pilots, flight attendants, and other aviation professionals will descend on Washington, D.C., to tell Congress that we will not allow our jobs to be exported thanks to the anti-labor practices of Norwegian Air International. ALPA pilots … Continue reading

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ALPA’s Campaign to Stop Cockpit Laser Illumination Progresses in U.S. and Canada

As the threat of high powered lasers being pointed at airliners during critical phases of flight continue to be a threat to aviation safety, ALPA and the FBI continue to partner in a campaign to raise awareness about the dangers … Continue reading

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