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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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Aviation Industry Pledges to Stop Carbon Emissions Growth by 2020

An agreement by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) co-signed September 23rd by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and several other international aviation groups at the United Nations Climate Change Summit pledges to stabilize the growth of carbon emissions … Continue reading

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Administration Follows ALPA Recommendation to Say No to Training Libyan Pilots in the U.S.

Last week U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced at a Congressional hearing that the Administration has reconsidered its plan to lift the ban on allowing Libyan nationals to be trained as pilots in the United States. The … Continue reading

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ALPA Delivers the Truth Behind the Alleged “Pilot Shortage”

Originally posted on Leadership From the Cockpit:
ALPA’s got the pulse on the airline pilot pipeline, tracking down the numbers to rise above the noise and set the record straight on the so-called “pilot shortage.” Here’s the issue: There is…

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‘An Important Stand for Fair Competition’: DOT Dismisses NAI Exemption Request

Originally posted on Leadership From the Cockpit:
Today the U.S. Department of Transportation sided with the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) and dozens of other organizations—not to mention members of Congress on both sides of the aisle—in dismissing Norwegian…

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NAI Can’t Fly Above the Law

Originally posted on Leadership From the Cockpit:
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l, in collaboration with the Transportation Trades Department and the European Cockpit Association, jointly filed comments with the U.S. Department of Transportation today, again urging the DOT to deny…

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Pilots to Congress: No More Politics with Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization

The reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank has become a political football in recent months, with partisans on both sides leveraging the issue to score political points—at the expense of U.S. workers. Some Democrats are calling for a “clean” reauthorization of … Continue reading

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