ALPA Pilots Take the Pilot Partisan Message on the Road

Leadership From the Cockpit

ALPA Pilots With MoakU.S. Customs preclearance facilities should help, not harm, U.S. airlines as they compete globally. Period.

Today, that message was reiterated and echoed by ALPA pilots who joined Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA), Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-PA), and other key aviation stakeholders at a press event at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to support a bill (H.R.3488) that would require the U.S. government to take a serious look at the potential effect on the U.S. airline industry and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) staffing before it can establish a new CBP preclearance facility. This would include any facilities at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Maktoum International Airport, and Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Doha International Airport in Qatar.

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