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
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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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imageALPA Conveys Pilot Concerns on LED Approach Lights
October 7, 2014 - F/O Steve Jangelis (Delta), chairman of the ALPA Airport and Ground Environment (AGE) Group, was invited by the FAA to be the lead speaker this morning at a government-industry meeting on LED lights in runway approach lighting arrays. Jangelis presented line pilots’ concerns about replacing incandescent approach lights with LEDs.
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Addressing Ebola Health Concerns
October 6, 2014 - ALPA has developed a website to inform its members of any health concerns or questions regarding the spread of Ebola. ALPA continues to have full confidence in the air travel procedures currently in place related to the Ebola outbreak.

ALPA Statement on Ebola Heath Concern in Air Transportation
October 2, 2014 - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) issued the following statement regarding the recent Ebola health concern as it relates to air transportation.

“The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) has full confidence in the air travel procedures currently in place related to the Ebola outbreak. Airports in countries affected by the Ebola virus are screening airline passengers, and various U.S. government agencies are working to monitor individuals arriving in the United States from affected international airports. If a passenger who appears ill arrives at an airport gate or attempts to board a flight, U.S. airlines have the ability under U.S. law to deny that individual permission to board.”
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imageFedEx Pilots Continue Their Stand With Rallies at International Bases
September 30, 2014 - On Sunday, FedEx pilots and their families in Cologne and Hong Kong came together in support of their Negotiating Committee. Just a few days after successful informational picketing events in Anchorage, Los Angeles, and Memphis, Sunday’s rallies provided an opportunity for internationally based pilots to add their voices to the growing frustration with contract negotiations. MEC officers, representatives, and committee members were on hand to answer questions regarding current issues.
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