Capt. Rory Kay

Executive Air Safety Chairman Named

May 30, 2008 - Capt. Rory Kay (UAL) has been confirmed as Executive Air Safety Chairman by ALPA’s Executive Board. Capt. John Prater appointed Kay earlier this month.

Kay will lead the largest non-governmental safety organization in the world. Capt. Scott Schleiffer (Atlas) will continue serving ALPA members as the Executive Air Safety Vice Chairman.

Currently a full-time line pilot, Kay flies and serves as a line check airman for B767s and B757s throughout the United States, Europe, and South America. He has served his fellow pilots within the local, MEC, and national ALPA safety structure since 1989, holding numerous leadership positions along the way. From organizing Air Safety & Security Week forums to working at the Shanksville, Pa. UAL Flight 93 crash site in the days following 9/11, Kay has consistently embodied the professionalism and passion pilots commit to implementing airline safety improvements.