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

ALPA recognized 10 distinguished pilots during its 62nd Air Safety Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2016-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized the outstanding achievements of 10 distinguished pilots during its 62nd Air Safety Forum. The presentation of ALPA’s prestigious awards and citations were featured during the four-day event. In addition to honoring outstanding contributions by pilots in aviation safety and security,… Read the full press release

ALPA: U.S. DOT submissions made by Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Emirates Airline confirm billions of dollars subsidies from Qatar and UAE’ governments

U.S. Government Must Begin Consultations with Qatar and UAE Governments WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ —The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) joined in comments by the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies underscoring the clear evidence found in Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, and Emirates Airline own submissions to the U.S. Departments of Commerce,… Read the full press release

ALPA lauded ICAO for committing to develop new packaging standards for lithium battery shipments on aircraft

  WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-5-8 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today lauded the Dangerous Goods Panel of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for committing to develop new packaging standards for lithium battery shipments on aircraft that would protect the aircraft and all on board from the effects of a… Read the full press release

ALPA encourages the FAA to develop additional standards and guidance for the operation of small unmanned aircraft systems

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-4-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In comments submitted today to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) outlined several key areas of recent proposed rules for the operation of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) that should be enhanced to maintain the safety of the national airspace system (NAS). “We… Read the full press release