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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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House approves anti-biofuel amendments

On Wednesday, July 23rd, the House of Representatives approved two amendments to the Defense Appropriations bill that could negatively impact the ability of the Department of Defense (DOD) to procure advanced biofuels.  As Mike Breen, Executive Director of Operation Free notes, … Continue reading

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EU’s Emissions Scheme Threatens U.S. Airline Industry Jobs

June 6, 2012 Congress Must Act on Legislation to Prohibit U.S. Airlines from Participating   WASHINGTON– The European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme is an “ill-advised, legally questionable job killer for U.S. airline industry employees,” said Capt. Sean Cassidy, first vice … Continue reading

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ALPA testifies at House Homeland Security Subcommittee Hearing

ALPA first vice president Sean Cassidy will testify at this morning’s Homeland Security hearing on access control point breaches at our nation’s airports.  The hearing questions the TSA on reports of airport security lapses, and ALPA’s testimony highlights successful alternative … Continue reading

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ALPA to U.S. House Subcommittee: Raise Airline Industry to One Level of Safety

Safe Skies Act of 2012 Would Protect All Airline Pilots from Fatigue WASHINGTON – In testimony before the U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee today, Capt. Sean Cassidy, first vice president and national safety coordinator of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), called … Continue reading

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Watch ALPA discuss aviation safety with Members of Congress tomorrow!

The Subcommittee on Aviation will hold a hearing tomorrow morning to review the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) safety oversight of the United States’ aviation system. ALPA First Vice President Sean Cassidy will testify before the Subcommittee.  The hearing will address … Continue reading

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