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ALPA is gratified and encouraged that the Trump administration has taken initial steps to end unfair trade practices and protect American jobs. The administration has rightly acknowledged that foreign government subsidies and a lack of transparency can affect a fair and equal opportunity for U.S. airlines to compete in the context of U.S. Open Skies agreements.

Categories: International, Regulatory
Tags: Fair Skies

Capt. Canoll in Aviation Daily: “A thunderous roar of opposition emerged from U.S. aviation workers and the public in the wake of the Transportation Department’s announcement April 15 of its tentative decision to approve Norwegian Air International’s application to fly to and from the U.S.”

Categories: Advocacy, International

This week, ALPA is informing even greater numbers of Americans about the threat that Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) business plan poses to fair competition and U.S. jobs and why the Obama administration should deny its foreign air carrier application.

Categories: Advocacy, International

In just two weeks, more than 15,000 ALPA pilots have declared ironclad opposition to the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) tentative decision to allow Norwegian Air International (NAI) to fly to the United States. The reason? The airline’s business plan would undermine fair competition for U.S. airlines, labor standards for U.S. workers, and the intent of a U.S. international trade agreement.

Categories: International, Advocacy

By Capt. Tim Canoll

In only a few days, more than 12,000 ALPA pilots have declared their disbelief and ironclad opposition to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) tentative decision to allow a foreign airline to serve the United States with a business plan that clearly seeks to undermine labor standards and would put U.S. airlines at a competitive disadvantage in the global marketplace and cost airline worker jobs.

Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) business plan, which was devised to allow it to avoid Norwegian labor, tax, and regulatory laws, is inconsistent with the intent of the U.S.-EU Air Transport Agreement (ATA).

Categories: International, Advocacy


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