Awards

 

Awards will be presented during the Air Safety Forum.

 

Award Descriptions and 2018 Recipients

Air Safety Award

Recognition of outstanding contributions by ALPA members in the field of air safety

Capt. Scott Hammond, Delta

Aviation Security Award

Recognition of outstanding contributions by ALPA members in the field of aviation security

Capt. Eric Herman, Sun Country

Pilot Assistance Award

Recognition of outstanding contributions by ALPA members in the field of pilot assistance

Capt. Jerry McDermott, United

Aviation Jumpseat Award

Recognition of outstanding contributions by ALPA members in the field of the jumpseat

F/O James Berzon, United

Superior Airmanship Award

Certain ALPA members have experienced extraordinary events in the performance of their professional duties; this award is for extraordinary services during the performance of their duties

Delta Air Lines Flight 68, Capt. Greg Rooney, Capt. Paul Wilkinson, and Capt. Jay Arnett

Air Safety Presidential Citation

Recognition of a major air safety contribution or contributions, over a period of time, that have been acknowledged by ALPA and/or the aviation industry

 Aviation Security Presidential Citation

Recognition of a major aviation security contribution or contributions, over a period of time, that have been acknowledged by ALPA and/or the aviation industry

Capt. Thomas Wood, JetBlue

Pilot Assistance Presidential Citation

Recognition of a major pilot assistance contribution or contributions, over a period of time, that have been acknowledged by ALPA and/or the aviation industry

Capt. Harold “Mark” Pinsky, Delta

Aviation Jumpseat Presidential Citation

Recognition of a major jumpseat contribution or contributions, over a period of time, that have been acknowledged by ALPA and/or the aviation industry

Capt. Anthony “AJ” Berlotti, Alaska

Airport Safety Liaison Award

Recognition for outstanding performance by an ALPA Airport Safety Liaison

Capt. Matt Gorshe, Spirit

Airport Award

Presented to an airport when Airport Operations personnel welcome airport safety liaison (ASL) and other ALPA concerns; airport seeks ALPA participation in meetings, rescue and firefighting drills, and other appropriate events; airport personnel strive to achieve ASL and other ALPA recommendations; and airport personnel maintain lines of communication with ALPA and provide timely notification of meetings/events

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport