ALPA: Known Crewmember® (KCM) program milestone: 100 million crewmembers cleared since its inception in 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines for America (A4A) and the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), along with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today (September 10, 2018) announced the Known Crewmember® (KCM) program has reached a significant milestone with the clearing of over 100 million crewmembers since its inception in 2011. The KCM program enables TSA… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Capt. Matt Gorshe receives Outstanding Airport Safety Liaison Award from ALPA

Madison Pilot Recognized for Advancing Aviation Safety Standards WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 01, 2018) recognized Spirit Airlines Capt. Matt Gorshe with its Outstanding Airport Safety Liaison Award for his exemplary efforts to successfully engage and work with authorities at Dane County Regional Airport… Read the full press release

Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l presented Austin-Bergstrom International Airport with the 2017 Airport of the Year Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) is honored to present Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) with the 2017 Airport of the Year Award for its continued collaboration in partnering with pilots on important safety and construction issues. “The Austin International Airport team understands the advantage of including pilots… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized JetBlue Airways Capt. Thomas Wood with a Presidential Citation at its 64th Air Safety Forum

Bedford Pilot Honored for Commitment to Advancing Aviation Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 02, 2018) recognized JetBlue Airways Capt. Thomas Wood with a Presidential Citation at its 64th Air Safety Forum. “Capt. Wood’s dedication to his colleagues and to advancing security within the… Read the full press release

Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l recognized Delta Air Lines Capt. Scott Hammond for his outstanding leadership in aviation safety

Saint Helena Island Resident Recognized for Outstanding Leadership WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 02, 2018) recognized Delta Air Lines Capt. Scott Hammond with its Air Safety Award for his outstanding leadership in aviation safety. Capt. Hammond was presented with the award today at ALPA’s… Read the full press release

United Airlines Capt. Don Dobias honored with ALPA’s Presidential Citation

Greenwood Village Pilot Honored for Commitment to Pilot Training WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 02, 2018) recognized United Airlines Capt. Don Dobias with a Presidential Citation at the 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C. “Capt. Dobias’s dedication to his colleagues and to advancing… 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

Delta Air Lines Captain Paul Wilkinson honored with ALPA Superior Airmanship Award

Utah Pilot Recognized for Extraordinary Commitment to Passenger Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 02, 2018) honored Sandy, Utah, resident and Delta Air Lines Captain Paul Wilkinson, in addition to his crewmates Captains Greg Rooney and Jay Arnett, with the prestigious ALPA Superior… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized Delta Air Lines Capt. Dan Coogan with Presidential Citation

Canton Pilot Honored for Contributions to Aviation Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 02, 2018) recognized Delta Air Lines Capt. Dan Coogan with a Presidential Citation for his outstanding efforts to enhance aviation safety. The award was presented during ALPA’s 64th Air Safety Forum in… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Capt. Anthony “AJ” Berlotti earns ALPA Presidential Citation

Frisco Pilot Honored for Commitment to Aviation Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 02, 2018) recognized Alaska Airlines Capt. Anthony “AJ” Berlotti with a Presidential Citation for his tireless commitment to improving access and security for pilots while traveling on a flight deck jumpseat…. Read the full press release

ALPA recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with Pilot Assistance Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 64th Air Safety Forum today, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with this year’s Pilot Assistance Award. ALPA presented its prestigious award to Capt. McDermott for his extraordinary service leading ALPA’s  national pilot assistance programs. “Capt. McDermott’s passion for… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines Captain Jay Arnett honored with ALPA Superior Airmanship Award

San Diego Pilot Recognized for Extraordinary Commitment to Passenger Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today honored San Diego resident and Delta Air Lines Captain Jay Arnett, in addition to his crewmates Captains Greg Rooney and Paul Wilkinson, with the prestigious ALPA Superior Airmanship Award for… Read the full press release

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