The President’s column from Air Line Pilot magazine and other messages

2014

April 2014 - Same Terms
March 2014 - Capital Organizes
February 2014 - Uncomfortable Yet?
January 2014 - Close the Gap

2013

December 2013 - The Numbers Don’t Lie
November 2013 - We Can’t Stop Now
October 2013 - No Trade-offs on Air Cargo Competitiveness
September 2013 - Lifelong Lessons
August 2013 - No Shortcuts
July 2013 - Every ALPA Pilot In the Arena
June 2013 - Pay Attention to The Sentry
May 2013 - Common Ground In the Sky
April 2013 - Game Changer
March 2013 - ALPA’s Brand of Determination
February 2013 - Noise Abatement
January 2013 - Forward Progress

2012

December 2012 - Everything Matters: Almost Isn’t Good Enough
November 2012 - Winds of Change
October 2012 - Everything Matters: November 6
Labor Day Remembrance
September 2012 - Everything Matters
August 2012 - Everything Matters. Taking the Lead.
June/July 2012 - Everything Matters. Everything.
May 2012 - Everything Matters: Ripped Straight From the Headlines
April 2012 - Everything Matters: Negotiations
March 2012 - Everything Matters: FT/DT for All
January/February 2012 - Everything Matters

2011

December 2011 - Year in Review
November 2011 - What Would Steve Jobs Do?
October 2011 - Who Will Be Our Advocate?
A Labor Day Message from ALPA President Capt. Lee Moak
September 2011 - Setting ALPA Apart
August 2011 - Why Pilots Choose ALPA
June/July 2011 - You, ALPA, and Some Eternal Truths
May 2011 - Keeping Our Strategic Priorities At the Forefront
April 2011 - The Value of an Airline Pilot
March 2011 - Our Resolve to Act
January/February 2011 - It’s Time for the Follow-Through

2010

December 2010 - Union Work Is Never Done—A Debrief for 2007–2010
A Thanksgiving Message from Capt. John Prater, ALPA President
Veterans Day, Remembrance Day: Honoring All Who Served
November 2010 - A Step Closer to New Pilot FT/DT Rules in North America
October 2010 - One Common Truth
Capt. Prater’s ALPA Labor Day Message, 2010
September 2010 - The New Law of The Land
August 2010 - Strategic Planning Defines Our Union
June/July 2010 - Solidarity Speaks Volumes
Capt. Prater’s Memorial Day Message, 2010
May 2010 - Can You Imagine?
April 2010 - One Set of Union Wings
March 2010 - Professionalism Takes Teamwork
January/February 2010 - New Year, New Opportunities

2009

Capt. Prater’s New Year’s Message, 2009
November/December 2009 - Acts of Trust
October 2009 - Remembering Our Mission
Capt. Prater’s September 11th Message
September 2009 - Not So Normal
Capt. Prater’s Labor Day Message, 2009
August 2009 - The Proof Is in The Pudding
June/July 2009 - What’s in a Name?
Capt. Prater’s Letter to President Obama, May 28, 2009
May 2009 - Bending History Itself
April 2009 - Training for the Unexpected
March 2009 - Cut from the Same Cloth
February 2009 - Key the Mike
January 2009 - In One There Are Many

2008

November/December 2008 - This is Only the Beginning
October 2008 - Decision Point 2008
September 2008 - I Hope You Never Need ALPA
Capt. Prater’s Labor Day Message, 2008
August 2008 - The Ties That Bind
June-July 2008 - At the Controls
May 2008 - Severe Turbulence
April 2008 - Every Pilot Has a Dog in This Fight
March 2008 - ALPA’s Global Vision
February 2008 - Flying Through Age 60 Law Change
January 2008 - Report for (Civic) Duty

2007

November/December 2007 - The Elephant in the Crewroom
October 2007 - Pilots Confront Climate Change
September 2007 - Get in the Game
August 2007 - Pilot Standards
June-July 2007 - Leaders Make the Tough Calls
May 2007 - Rewards for Smooth Landings
April 2007 - PAC Mentality
March 2007 - Responding to the FAA’s Challenge
February 2007 - Our Time, Our Turn
January 2007 - Restoring Our Profession Is Job One

2006

November-December 2006 - What Makes a Generation Great?
October 2006 - Recalculating the Safety Equation
September 2006 - Four Days in September
Capt. Woerth’s Labor Day Message, 2006
August 2006 - ‘There is No Middle of the Road’
June-July 2006 - Return to Gridlock
May 2006 - The Boy Scouts Were Right
April 2006 - Administration of Pain
March 2006 - How Far Can a Dog Run Into the Woods?
February 2006 - ALPA: The Air Line Pilots’ Own
January 2006 - ‘Pay to Play’ Costs Too Much

2005

November-December 2005 - Winter of Our Discontent
October 2005 - Imposing Our Will
September 2005 - Tired of Fatigue
August 2005 - Safety’s Human Face
June-July 2005 - Petro-dollar Pain
May 2005 - Curing Our Contract Disease
April 2005 - Course Change
March 2005 - The Hole Truth
February 2005 - The Courage of Pilots
January 2005 - Facing the New Year With Resolution

2004

November-December 2004 - Never Forget, Never Quit
October 2004 - Pilots Perfect Storm
September 2004 - The Truth is Not Enough
August 2004 - Over the Horizon
June-July 2004 - Voting for Your Career
May 2004 - Unity Never Goes Out of Style
April 2004 - Translating Mission to Action
March 2004 - It Isn’t ‘Just Cargo’ Anymore
February 2004 - Fee for Departure, Again
January 2004 - Connecting the Dots

2003

November-December 2003 - Pension Reform, Now
October 2003 - One Level of Safety
September 2003 - Washington, D.C. Maneuvers
August 2003 - European Union Mandate
June-July 2003 - Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
May 2003 - Sharing the Burden
April 2003 - Labor Goes to Battle
March 2003 - Three Forward, Two Back
February 2003 - Pilots Under Attack
January 2003 - Paying the Security Bill

2002

November-December 2002 - Brand Management
September-October 2002 - Death and Taxes
July-August 2002 - Playing Hardball with Collective Bargaining
May-June 2002 - A Stronger ‘Voice’ For Cargo
March-April 2002 - Campaign Finance Reform
January-February 2002 - Positioning for the Future

2001

November-December 2001 - Staying on Course
October 2001 - Working Together
September 2001 - Playing with a Stacked Deck
August 2001 - The Sky is Falling
June-July 2001 - Respect for ALPA
May 2001 - Hypocrisy Defined
April 2001 - Turbulence Ahead
March 2001 - Protecting Aviation Funding
February 2001 - 15 to 1
January 2001 - Unified Goals For 2001