Author Archives: The Pilot Partisan Agenda

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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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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