Category Archives: General

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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Pilot’s Bill of Rights Heads to Obama’s desk

The Pilot’s Bill of Rights has reached the President’s desk and is expected to soon be signed into law.  This legislation was sponsored by Senator Inhofe, who ALPA featured in the magazine in March.  The bill will allow pilots easier access … Continue reading

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Hearings we’ll be watching this week

This week, House panels will address two interesting aviation issues and the Senate Commerce Committee will explore industry competitiveness. Today, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing to review the FAA’s Contract Tower Program.  This program, which … Continue reading

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ALPA Urges Senate to Swiftly Confirm Huerta as FAA Administrator

Recent Passage of FAA Reauthorization Presents Critical Opportunity WASHINGTON–In a letter sent to U.S. Senators, Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), urged the lawmakers to swiftly confirm Michael Huerta as Administrator of the Federal … Continue reading

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Washington Week In Review

Today concludes another busy week for ALPA on Capitol Hill – with key votes occurring in the Senate and ALPA grassroots activists coming out in full force both in D.C. and at home. On Monday, we learned that the Senate … Continue reading

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