Category Archives: Training and certification

Rural Air Service Relies on U.S. Airlines’ Ability to Compete Globally

Today, Capt. Lee Moak testified before the U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee on the serious economic threat to U.S. airlines posed by state-supported foreign airlines and foreign airlines’ business plans that conflict with U.S. policy. The hearing, title “Air Service to … Continue reading

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ALPA applauds Senate Bill to Protect Medical Certifications for Pilots

ALPA applauds Senators James Inhofe (R-OK) and Joe Manchin, III (D-WV) for introducing S. 1941 requiring the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct an open rule-making process before making proposed changes to how Aviation Medical Examiners (AMEs) screen for obstructive … Continue reading

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ALPA urges FAA to credit pilots for employment and training experience in implementing new pilot certification rules

ALPA, joined by Airlines for America and the Regional Airline Association, wrote FAA Acting Administrator Huerta today to urge the agency to grant flight hour credit to current pilots based on their airline training and experience as they draft new regulations to … Continue reading

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