Leadership From the Cockpit
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March 23rd is World Meteorological Day, and this year’s theme is particularly interesting to aviation enthusiasts: understanding clouds.
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! As the world’s largest airline pilot union, ALPA represents and advocates for some of the best pilots in the skies. To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, we’re bringing you five reasons why we feel especially lucky to represent our pilots.
There must have been a little jet fuel in my baby bottle," said Envoy Air Capt. Kristin Rice. Rice grew up immersed in aviation. Her father and both of her grandfathers were seasoned pilots. She remembers watching planes take off during summers spent at Bourland Field, an airpark developed by her grandfather, Dick Bourland, outside of Fort Worth, Texas.
Like father, like daughter. This saying is especially true for Spirit Airlines First Officer Stephanie Layman, who decided to follow in the contrails of her father, Jim Layman, and become a pilot halfway through college.