Monthly Archives: January 2013

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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Captain Moak Urges Support For Safe Skies Act of 2013

Today, ALPA President Lee Moak sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging support for the Safe Skies Act of 2013 (H.R. 182).  Representative’s Grimm (R-NY) and Bishop (D-NY) have reintroduced the legislation for consideration by the 113th Congress.  … Continue reading

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FAA Fatigue Rules Must Cover All Airline Pilots

Safe Skies Act Would Advance One Level of Safety on All-Cargo and Passenger Flights WASHINGTON–Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Safe Skies Act of 2013 … Continue reading

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President Signs National Defense Authorization Act

President Obama signed H.R. 4310, The National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 (NDAA).  The NDAA will allow the Department of Defense (DOD) to procure and refine advanced biofuels capable of powering aircraft and maritime vessels.  ALPA worked hard with our … 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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