Air Line Pilots Association applauds the administration to bring the UAE into compliance with the U.S. Air Transport Agreement

Test Will be Whether UAE Ends Subsidies, Increases Transparency, and Freezes Future Fifth Freedom Service to the United States WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ —  Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement regarding the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) commitment to operate Emirates and Etihad… Read the full press release

Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) named Elizabeth Robinson, PhD, its new director of Finance and chief financial officer (CFO)

WASHINGTON, 2014-10-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) announced that Elizabeth Robinson, PhD, will be joining the Association as director of Finance and chief financial officer (CFO) on November 3, 2014. Robinson will lead ALPA’s finance team. Robinson comes to ALPA from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), where… Read the full press release

Air Line Pilots Association with FBI expanded its campaign raising public awareness on consequences of illegal laser attacks on aircraft

Test program proves successful at reducing laser attacks on aircraft WASHINGTON,  2014-6-5 — /Travel PR News/ —  Today (June 3, 2014), the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) collaborated with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to expand its campaign raising public awareness about the consequences of illegal laser attacks on aircraft to include all 50… Read the full press release

Cathy St. Denis appointed Air Line Pilots Association Director of Communications

WASHINGTON, 2014-03-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest pilots union in the world, announced that Cathy St. Denis will be joining the association as Director of Communications on April 21, 2014. St. Denis will lead ALPA’s media relations, internal communications, and pilot group support teams in their… Read the full press release

ALPA president Capt. Lee Moak called on Congress to Support U.S. Aviation Industry and Prohibit Funding for Abu Dhabi Preclearance Facility

WASHINGTON, 2013-07-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), today urged Congress to support the U.S. aviation industry and prohibit funding for a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance facility at the Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In testimony to the U.S. House… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines pilots approved new five-year contract with 67 percent voted in favor of the agreement

SEATTLE, 2013-07-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Airlines pilots on Wednesday approved a new five-year contract. With nearly 94 percent of 1,343 eligible pilots casting a ballot, 67 percent voted in favor of the agreement. The contract increases pay by nearly 20 percent over the life of the agreement and contains job security and work rule improvements…. Read the full press release