Category Archives: Leveling the Playing Field

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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The Case for a Middle Ground on Ex-Im

In Washington, the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) has become a prime and significant policy discussion among members of Congress and all stakeholders involved. Each day that Congress debates whether or not we should reauthorize the bank, we … Continue reading

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The Public Eye on NAI

For months, many lawmakers, stakeholders, and leaders within the labor and aviation community have been keeping a close eye on whether the U.S. Department of Transportation will approve or reject Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) “flag of convenience” business model.  But … Continue reading

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ALPA and Congress: To Fly to the United States, Foreign Airlines Must Obey U.S. Law and Policy

Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed by voice vote an amendment to a transportation funding bill—and did so in 3 minutes from the amendment submission to the vote. Not surprisingly, the amendment didn’t do anything controversial. It … Continue reading

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U.S. Airlines in “Survival Mode” Against Unfair Foreign Competition

New ALPA White Paper Reveals How U.S. Government Must Act to Restore Fair Market WASHINGTON––U.S. airlines and their workers are in “survival mode” in their fight to compete against foreign airlines that do business with unfair economic advantages, warns the … Continue reading

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Save Our Skies: There Is Too Much on the Line Not to Take Action!

  This week, the Air Line Pilots Association, International launched the “Save Our Skies” (S.O.S.) campaign to raise awareness of the real, harmful threats that the U.S. airline industry and its workers face today. Our campaign is taking an aggressive … Continue reading

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