Release #07.035
June 25, 2007

Air Line Pilots Go Green
Environmental Emissions, Pilot Training Concerns Top 2007 ALPA Air Safety & Security Forum Agenda

The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) will address emerging aviation issues at the 53rd Annual ALPA Air Safety & Security Forum, your non-stop flight to the most up-to-date safety and security information in the aviation industry. The 2007 Forum will be held August 8-9, at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. This year’s Forum will answer some of the most critical questions, including:

The 53rd Annual Air Safety & Security Forum will gather leading aviation safety and security experts to discuss the latest developments, trends, and technologies in the airline industry. The Air Safety & Security Awards Banquet, the Forum finale, will recognize 50 years of excellence in the piloting profession, including the presentation of ALPA’s safety awards and the first ever security award.

Wednesday, August 8
ALPA’s Annual Air Safety & Security Forum begins at 1:00 p.m. and the day features top aviation safety and security issues facing pilots and the industry today, including:

Thursday, August 9
Expert panels continue all day. The Air Safety & Security Awards Banquet closes the Forum at 6:00 p.m.

All events will be held at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. A full agenda will be available in the coming weeks.

Founded in 1931, ALPA is the world’s largest pilot union representing more than 60,000 cockpit crewmembers at 41 airlines in the U.S. and Canada. Visit the ALPA website at for more information.

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ALPA CONTACTS: Pete Janhunen, Linda Shotwell, Molly Martin, (703) 481-4440,