Leadership From the Cockpit
ALPA’s Economic & Financial Analysis Department recently released information detailing the State of the North American Passenger Airline Industry. Read the full report to find out where the industry is now and where it may be headed over the next few years.
Guest Commentary By Capt. Stuart Morrison, ALPA Spirit Master Executive Council Chairman
This week, airline passengers and cargo shippers at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport saw nearly 100 Spirit Airlines pilots conduct informational picketing in uniform. Joined by pilots from Frontier Airlines, Republic Airlines, and Southwest Airlines, ALPA members who fly for Spirit Airlines stood in unity to express support for our Negotiating Committee members as they bargain a new contract.
Capt. Paul Ryder, ALPA’s national resource coordinator, told the Alaska Dispatch News this week that there isn’t currently a lack of pilots in the United States, but rather an issue with airlines offering competitive pay.
ICYMI: Skift reports on ALPA’s call for Norwegian to commit to the U.S. Department of Transportation that it will put all of its pilots on contracts in the country where the airline holds its operating certificates or the United States.
In today's #TechTuesday post, we look at Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, its benefits, and what lies ahead for the future of aviation safety.