Latest Press Releases

CapitolJune 25, 2015 
Bipartisan Group of 21 Senators Urges the U.S. Government to Request Consultations with UAE and Qatar over Airline Subsidies
Jill Zuckman, chief spokesperson for the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies, issued a statement thanking 21 U.S. Senators for sending a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx.

Air Line Pilots AssociationJune 25, 2015 
ALPA Convenes Industry Leaders to Discuss Solutions to Strengthen Airline Piloting Profession
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) is gathering stakeholders from across the aviation industry today for a rare, in-depth discussion about the best ways to retain current U.S. airline pilots and attract new recruits into the piloting profession.

Air Line Pilots AssociationJune 22, 2015
U.S. Conference of Mayors Calls on Administration to Open Consultations with Qatar and UAE for Violations of Open Skies
Organization of over 1,400 Mayors Passes Resolution Urging Administration to Address Subsidies that Qatar and UAE Provide to their State-Owned Airlines.

Virgin AmericanJune 11, 2015
Virgin America Pilots Elect First Leaders Under ALPA Representation
The temporary representatives of the Virgin America pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), today elected officers to lead their pilot group into the future as they build a new union structure and begin work on their first collective bargaining agreement.

Air Line Pilots AssociationJune 11, 2015
ALPA Statement on EPA’s Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rulemaking
Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), made the following statement regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recent “endangerment finding” and release of an advance notice of proposed rulemaking on aircraft greenhouse gas emissions.

DeltaJune 4, 2015
Delta MEC Negotiators Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract
This morning, the Negotiating Committee for the pilots of Delta Air Lines, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l (ALPA), reached a tentative agreement with Delta management on an amended collective bargaining agreement, over six months ahead of the December 31, 2015 amendable date.

Virgin AmericanJune 4, 2015
Virgin America Pilots Vote to Join ALPA
The National Mediation Board (NMB) announced today that the pilots at Virgin America voted overwhelmingly in favor of representation by the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA).

June 2, 2015
ALPA Launches “This is Your Captain Speaking” Ad Campaign
Today, as hundreds of professional airline pilots fanned out across Capitol Hill, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) launched its new “This is Your Captain Speaking” ad campaign.

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