ALPA recognized Delta Air Lines First Officer Matt Clark with Aviation Security Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Aviation Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (July 18, 2019) recognized Delta Air Lines First Officer Matt Clark with its Aviation Security Award for his innumerable accomplishments in enhancing aviation safety and security. First Officer Clark was presented with… Read the full press release

IATA to focus on Disrupters and Enablers to Aviation Security at the 2019 AVSEC World Conference, Miami, 26-28 February

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Disrupters and Enablers to Aviation Security” will be the theme for the 2019 AVSEC World Conference (Miami, 26-28 February). “Innovations in security screening technology, passenger processing and risk management have contributed to improvements in aviation security and the customer experience…. Read the full press release

Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l recognized Sun Country Captain Eric Herman with Aviation Security Award

Maple Grove Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Improve Crewmember Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — At its 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., today (August 02, 2018), the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized Sun Country Captain Eric Herman with its Aviation Security Award for his valued guidance and extensive work… Read the full press release

ALPA applauds Department of Homeland Security statement on improving aviation security

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2017-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) issued the following statement today after Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly announced that the United States is raising the global baseline of aviation security, which includes additional scrutiny of electronic devices on flights coming into the United States: “Today’s… Read the full press release

ALPA in the Congress underscored its support for Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) as key element in multi-layered, risk-based approach to aviation security

Risk-Based Security Must Also Advance FFDO Program and Secondary Cockpit Barriers WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-7-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In testimony (written/oral) today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Transportation Security, Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), underscored the union’s support for the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) as a key… Read the full press release

The International Air Transport Association calls for global partnership to enhance aviation security

Istanbul, Turkey, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for a partnership between industry, governments and regulators to enhance aviation security by embracing a globally harmonized, risk-based system. “Aviation security stands at a crossroads. Global passenger numbers will be approaching four billion per year by 2017, and the ageing systems and outdated procedures… Read the full press release