ALPA’s BOD Elects Next Slate of National Officers
October 22, 2014 - Today, during ALPA’s 45th Board of Directors meeting, the delegates elected the following slate of national officers for the term beginning January 1, 2015.

President: Capt. Tim Canoll, Delta; First Vice President: Capt. Joe DePete, FedEx Express; Vice President–Administration/Secretary: Capt. Bill Couette, Envoy (re-elected by acclamation); Vice President–Finance/Treasurer: Capt. Randy Helling, Delta (re-elected)


Capt. Tim Canoll

Capt. Joe DePete

Capt. Bill Couette

Capt. Randy Helling

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imageALPA Executive Vice President Elects
The following were elected as ALPA Executive Vice Presidents. Terms to begin January 1, 2015.
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Events in Ottawa
October 22, 2014 - As you may be aware, Canada’s capital city, Ottawa, came under attack this morning by gunmen with unknown motives. The city and Canadian government facilities internationally were put under lockdown. The situation in Ottawa remains fluid. We ask that you remain vigilant as events unfold.
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National Officers Proud to Report that ALPA is “Stronger Moving Forward”
October 20, 2014 - The 2014 Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) Board of Directors meeting commenced on Monday morning with reports from the four national officers: Capt. Lee Moak, president; Capt. Sean Cassidy, first vice president; Capt. Randy Helling, vice president–finance/treasurer; and Capt. William Couette, vice president–administration/secretary.
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ALPA Statement on Travel Protocols During Ebola Monitoring
October 16, 2014 - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) issued the following statement calling for a review of the travel protocols currently in place for individuals who are under Centers for Disease Control monitoring for possible exposure to the Ebola virus.

“The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) commends the health-care workers who serve on the front lines in addressing the Ebola virus outbreak. Our thoughts are with them and all who are affected by this terrible disease.”

Ebola Fact Sheet
More Information for ALPA Members
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ALPA Commends TSA Administrator Pistole’s Commitment to Risk-Based Aviation Security
October 16, 2014 - Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) issued the following statement regarding the resignation of TSA Administrator John Pistole.

“After four years of a strong working relationship with Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) is saddened to learn of his plans to retire. The airline industry in the United States and around the globe has benefitted from his dedicated leadership in advancing a risk-based approach to aviation security.”
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ALPA Statement on Ebola Outbreak Air Travel Procedures and Screening
October 9, 2014 - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) issued the following statement regarding travel procedures and passenger screening related to the Ebola virus outbreak.

“On behalf of our members and our passengers, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) remains fully engaged with all appropriate government agencies, including the Center for Disease Control, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Department of Homeland Security to ensure the safety of air transportation in the context of the Ebola outbreak.”
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ALPA in NTSB Forum on Flight Data, Locator Technology
October 7, 2014 - Capt. Chuck Hogeman (UAL), ALPA’s Aviation Safety chair, provided line pilot input at the NTSB’s Emerging Flight Data & Locator Forum held today in Washington, D.C. Participating on one of four forum panels, Hogeman presented the Association’s views on potential technical solutions that would help locate wreckage, retrieve data recorders, and recover data after an airline accident.
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