ALPA Applauds TSBC “Watchlist” of Top Aviation Safety Issues

March 24, 2010 - The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), lauds the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSBC) for publishing its recent “Watchlist” of transportation safety concerns in Canada, and underscores that the list contains many issues that are top safety priorities for ALPA-represented pilots.

“We applaud the TSBC for issuing its new Watchlist of transportation safety issues that are of the greatest concern to the Board as a result of its accident investigations,” said Capt. John Prater, ALPA’s president. “We hope the Watchlist will put a spotlight on these issues and galvanize public support for taking action to address these safety threats.”