ALPA: Misguided U.S. Policy, Unlevel Playing Field Continue to Erode U.S. Airline Industry
New ALPA Report Highlighted at First Ever Pilot Legislative Summit; Discusses Ways to “Level the Playing Field” for U.S. Airlines and Their Workers
June 5, 2013 - A new report issued today by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l., (ALPA) highlights the growing threat of state-sponsored foreign competition and underscores the need for fundamental changes in laws and regulations that govern the U.S. airline industry and its employees. The report calls on the U.S. government to promote a business environment that gives U.S. carriers the ability to compete and prevail in the international marketplace, especially given the strong competitive cost advantages of many foreign carriers.