Category Archives: General

DOT Secretary Appoints ALPA President to FAA MAC

Today, the FAA released the following press statement on the appointment of ALPA President Lee Moak to the FAA Management Advisory Council: “WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx today appointed 10 new members to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) … Continue reading

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Congratulations Secretary Foxx!

ALPA congratulates new Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who was confirmed by the Senate today.   The Senate approved Mr. Foxx’s nomination by a unanimous vote of 100 – 0.  ALPA looks forward to working with the new Secretary on our efforts … Continue reading

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ALPA Congratulates Transportation Secretary Nominee Anthony Foxx

WASHINGTON—Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) welcomes President Obama’s appointment today of Anthony Foxx to serve as the next Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary. “Strong government leadership and partnerships are essential to the advancement … Continue reading

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Sen. Cantwell and Sen. Ayotte will lead Aviation Subcommittee

Congratulations to Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), who will serve as Chair and Ranking Member of the Commerce Committee’s Aviation Subcommittee in the 113th Congress. Sen. Cantwell also served as Chair of the subcommittee during the 112th … Continue reading

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Save The Date for the ALPA Government Affairs Leadership Summit!

The ALPA Government Affairs Leadership Summit will take place this year on June 4-5, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The summit will provide pilot representatives and pilot advocates an opportunity to enhance their advocacy and … Continue reading

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ALPA Congratulates Representative Rick Larsen on Aviation Ranking Member Slot

Representative Rick Larsen (D-WA) was named as the top Democrat on the House Transportation & Infrastructure’s aviation subcommittee today. Representative Larsen has a strong history of representing the interests of both the aviation industry and its workforce, and is a … Continue reading

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ALPA commends selection of Representative LoBiondo to chair aviation subcommittee.

Representative LoBiondo (R-NJ) was recently selected to chair the House Transportation & Infrastructure’s aviation subcommittee.  Representative LoBiondo has been a friend to ALPA pilots and a champion on many of ALPA’s priorities, including the safe integration of UAVs/UAS into the national airspace system, protecting … Continue reading

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ALPA Congratulates FAA Administrator Huerta

Confirmation Sets Stage for Action to Ensure U.S. Airlines Continue to Set World Standards WASHINGTON–Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s announcement of the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Michael … Continue reading

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ALPA calls for swift Senate confirmation of FAA Acting Administrator Michael Heurta

ALPA President Lee Moak wrote Senate Leaders Reid and McConnell today urging them to schedule a vote to confirm Michael Heurta as Administrator of the FAA.  Huerta currently serves as Acting Administrator of the agency, and ALPA has witnessed and … Continue reading

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ALPA Pilots Take Action Around Country

This past August, ALPA launched its newest grassroots program – “August Advocates.”  Since the program’s launch, ALPA volunteers have set up and attended meetings around the country with their representatives  to discuss top pilot partisan legislative priorities. “Meeting with my representative … Continue reading

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