ALPA Statement on TSA Policy on Prohibited Items List
June 5, 2013 - The following is a statement from the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l president Capt. Lee Moak, on the recent announcement over the prohibited items list (PIL) from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). ALPA affirms its support for the agency and for the security process in the United States.

“The Association maintains its full support for Administrator Pistole. We recognize that his willingness to incorporate a multitude of stakeholder views and then make often tough decisions, is the type of leadership needed to ensure the safety of our skies, airports, and cargo facilities. We applaud the thorough vetting of the issues and the agency’s dedication to ensuring that new security programs will improve the security of our nation’s skies.