Release #14.54
July 24, 2014

ALPA Lauds U.S. Senate Confirmation of Mendez and Rogoff as Key DOT Officials

WASHINGTON––Capt. Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Victor Mendez as Deputy Secretary of Transportation and Peter Rogoff as Under Secretary for Policy.

“The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) congratulates Deputy Secretary Mendez and Under Secretary Rogoff on their confirmation today by the U.S. Senate. Both U.S. Department of Transportation leaders are highly respected as dedicated public servants.

“ALPA will continue to capitalize on our strong relationship with both officials and the DOT to maintain the highest standards of aviation safety and move the U.S. government forward in ensuring that its policy decisions advance fair competition in the global marketplace for U.S. airlines and their employees.”

Founded in 1931, ALPA is the world’s largest pilot union, representing more than 51,000 pilots at 31 airlines in the United States and Canada. Visit the ALPA website at or follow us on Twitter @WeAreALPA.


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